Chondromyxoid Fibroma of the Hand: A Case Report

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Mohamed Othmen Chouchene
Raja Amri
Kharrat Melek
Sbai Mohamed Ali

Abstract

Chondromyxoid fibroma is a rare benign bone tumor whose usual location is the metaphysis of the long bones of the lower limbs, affects young adults, the location in the hand is exceptional. It is a tumor which poses a problem of differential diagnosis with chondroma and chondrosarcoma, recurrences are not uncommon and malignant degeneration remains the oretical. We present the case of a chondromyxoid fibroma of the first phalanx of the right index finger having developed wellafter excision and spongy stuffing. The objective of this work is to see the different diagnostic, therapeutic and progressive aspects of this rare pathology.

Keywords:
Chondromyxoid fibroma, bonetumor, index finger, excision, spongy stuffing

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Chouchene, M. O., Amri, R., Melek, K., & Ali, S. M. (2020). Chondromyxoid Fibroma of the Hand: A Case Report. Asian Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 3(4), 1-5. Retrieved from https://journalajorr.com/index.php/AJORR/article/view/30125
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Case Study

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