Published: 2022-02-25

Osteoid osteoma in a metacarpal bone: literature review and case report

Maria de los Angeles Mendoza Vélez, Marco Aurelio Rendon Medina, Erik Hanson Viana, Jorge Arturo Rojas Ortiz, Ricardo Pacheco Lopez


Osteoid osteomas are benign skeletal tumors; more than half of the lesions occur in lower extremity long bones, with very few cases reported in metacarpal bones. We presented the case of a patient at the plastic surgery department of a regional hospital, who presented with a tender tumor in the left hand over the past 2 years.



Osteoid osteoma, Bone tumor, Hand surgery, Bone graft

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