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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 47-50

Chondromyxoid fibroma of the femoral head: A rare case and review of literature


1 Department of Orthopaedics, INHS Kalyani, Visakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Orthopaedics, Military Hospital Agra, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
4 Department of Orthopaedics, Military Hospital Kirkee, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Mohammed Schezan Iqbal
Department of Orthopaedics, INHS Kalyani, Visakapatnam, Andhra Pradesh,
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jco.jco_17_19

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Chondromyxoid fibroma (CMF) is one of the rarest benign cartilaginous tumors, accounting for less than 0.5% of bone tumors and less than 2% of benign bone tumors. Common locations of occurrence include the metaphyseal region of the proximal tibia and distal femur. The diagnosis of CMF rests upon its typical histological appearance like a lobular arrangement of stellate-shaped cells in a chondroid or myxoid background. We present a rare case of CMF in a 19-year-old male involving the head–neck junction of the proximal femur, which was managed by extended curettage and bone cementing, with excellent results on final follow-up.


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