• Users Online: 327
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 303-306

Surgical hip dislocation to treat chondroblastoma of the femoral head by transfoveal curettage and bone grafting


1 Department of Orthopaedic, Qena Faculty of Medicine and Its University Hospital, South Valley University, Qena, Egypt
2 Department of Orthopaedic, Al-Rehab 2 Private Hospital; Department of Orthopaedic, Assiut University Hospital, Assiut, Egypt
3 Department of Orthopaedic, Al-Rehab 2 Private Hospital, Assiut, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Ahmed A Khalifa
Department of Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Qena Faculty of Medicine and Its University Hospital, South Valley University, Kilo 6 Qena-Safaga Highway, Qena
Egypt
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jmsr.jmsr_19_19

Rights and Permissions

Although chondroblastoma is rare, occasionally it may affect the femoral head with the dilemma of choosing the best surgical approach, which provides better access and avoids complications. We present a case of a 14-year-old female with chondroblastoma in the femoral head, which was treated through surgical hip dislocation by curettage and bone grafting through a transfoveal approach. At the latest follow-up at 24 months, there was no evidence of local recurrence or avascular necrosis on plain radiograph and the patient was pain-free. We believe that this approach is safe to treat such cases, but technically demanding.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed66    
    Printed17    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded16    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal