Childhood periosteal chondroma

  title={Childhood periosteal chondroma},
  author={Francisco J Lorente Molt{\'o} and Daniel Bonete Lluch and Vicente Mart{\'i} Perales},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
We report here three fully documented cases of periosteal chondroma diagnosed and treated in our hospital. There have been few references since Lichtenstein first described this condition as a separate tumour, and none of them concerned children under 10 years old. deSantos accurately describes the radiological features of the tumour. All of our patients were under 10 years old at the moment of the appearance of the lesion, which was always detected in the long bones of the upper limbs. The… CONTINUE READING

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