Long-standing pain in a 25-year-old patient with a non-diagnosed cervical osteoblastoma: a case report

@article{Aleu2007LongstandingPI,
  title={Long-standing pain in a 25-year-old patient with a non-diagnosed cervical osteoblastoma: a case report},
  author={A. Combalia Aleu and Dragoş Marian Popescu and Jaume Pom{\'e}s and Antonio Palac{\'i}n},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2007},
  volume={128},
  pages={567-571}
}
Benign osteoblastomas are infrequent tumors, representing less than 1% of all bone tumors. The spinal location accounts for 40–50% of all osteoblastomas from which only 20% are located in the cervical spine. The majority of the spinal osteoblastomas arise from the posterior elements: pedicles, laminas, transverse or spinous processes. We present a case report of a young male that due to the lack of specific symptoms was diagnosed of a cervical osteoblastoma 14 months after the first symptoms… CONTINUE READING