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ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 126-127

Chondromyxoid fibroma of the distal one-third of the fibula: a rare tumour at rare site


1 Department of Orthopaedics, Latamaugeshkar Medical College, Nagpur, India
2 Department of Radio Diagnosis, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Wardha, India
3 Department of Orthopaedics, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Wardha, India
4 Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Sohael M Khan
Department of Orthopaedics, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Wardha
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2468-5674.189576

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Chondromyxoid fibromas are rare, benign tumours accounting for < 1% of primary bone neoplasms, and most commonly affected in the second or third decades of patient's life. We reported one such case of chondromyxoid fibroma in the distal fibula of a 15-year-old girl. The patient was managed with lower 3 rd fibulectomy & fibular turnoplasty from middle 3 rd fibula with one-third tubular plate fixation for stabilization followed by bone grafting. The patient is disease-free since 3 years.


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