Treatment of Osteoid Osteoma of the Femur

Osteoid Osteoma An osteoid osteoma is a benign bone tumour that arises from osteoblasts (cells that make bone) and was originally thought to be a smaller version of an osteoblastoma. It tend to be less than 1.5 cm in size. The tumour can be in any bone in the body but are most common in … Continue reading

Nightly Pain in the Thigh – Think of Osteoid Osteoma

Nightly Thigh Pain A 5 year old girl presented to me with nightly pain in her left thigh for the last 3 months. Her mother gave the story that her daughter would wake up at about 3am each night with severe pain in her left thigh. She would cry and would not be able to … Continue reading