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A Rare Recurrent Chondromyxoid Fibroma of the Proximal Tibia in an Adolescent Female

Original Article | Volume 6 | Issue 3 | JBST September – December 2020 | Page 16-19 | Ashish Kumar Goyal, Abhishek Vaish, Raju Vaishya, Pankaj Baweja DOI: 10.13107/jbst.2020.v06i03.34

Author: Ashish Kumar Goyal[1], Abhishek Vaish[1], Raju Vaishya[1], Pankaj Baweja[2]

[1]Department of Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement Surgery, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi, India.
[2]Department of Pathology, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Ashish Kumar Goyal, Department of Orthopaedics and Joint Replacement Surgery, Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, Sarita Vihar, New Delhi – 110 076, India.
E-mail: drgoyal41@gmail.com

Introduction: Lytic lesions of the bone are often seen in children and young adults. These are usually benign but sometimes are locally aggressive bone tumors. Lesser known causes of lytic lesions are chondromyxoid fibroma (CMF) and its recurrence is very rare. The accepted treatment for CMF is surgical curettage with bone grafting and the review of the literature shows that recurrence rate is 3–22%.
Case Report: We present a rare case of an adolescent girl of 14 years who presented with a recurrent bone tumor of the proximal tibia, after 4 years of the primary curettage. It turned out to be a CMF. She presented with swelling over the right upper leg for the past month. It was gradual in onset, progressive, and non-radiating in nature. There was no history of trauma. She had had a similar complaint 4 years back in 2016, for which she was operated elsewhere, where curettage and synthetic bone substitutes were used for filling the bone cavity. She was taken up for surgery for extended curettage and bone cementing. The histopathological examination was suggestive of CMF. Subsequent follow-up, she reported complete resolution of symptoms with a pain-free range of knee movements and no radiological signs of recurrence.
Conclusion: The accepted treatment for CMF is surgical curettage with bone grafting, but the recurrence rate is 3–22%.
Keywords: Chondromyxoid fibroma, benign lesions, tibia, recurrence.

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How to Cite this article: Goyal AK, Vaish A, Vaishya R, Baweja P| A Rare Recurrent Chondromyxoid Fibroma of the Proximal Tibia in an Adolescent Female | Journal of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors | September-December 2020; 6(3): 16-19.

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Primary Intraosseous Schwannoma

Vol 3 | Issue 2 | Sep-Dec 2017 | Page 14-15| Asawari Ambekar, Chitralekha Soman.

Authors: Asawari Ambekar [1], Chitralekha Soman [1].

[1] Department of Histopathology, Mumbai Reference Laboratory, SRL Limited, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Asawari Ambekar,
Reserve Bank of India Soc number 2 B 5 Gavand Path Thane West 400602
E-mail: asawariaa61@gmail.com


Schwannomas are benign tumors arising from the peripheral nerve sheath. Neurogenic tumors of bone are extremely uncommon and they compose less than 1% of all benign tumors [1]. We present a case of intraosseous schwannoma in a 15 year old girl who presented with pain and pathological fracture of tibia. The radiology revealed an expansile and lytic lesion in the diaphysis. Histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of intraosseous schwannoma. The tumor cells were immunoreactive for S100protein. We present this case as tibial schwannoma is extremely rare and its diaphyseal location in the bone is virtually unknown.
Keywords: Schwannoma, tibia, diaphysis


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How to Cite this article: Ambekar A, Soman C. Primary Intraosseous Schwannoma. Journal of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors Sep-Dec 2017;3(2): 14-15.


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