Osteoid osteoma – radiofrequency ablation treatment guided by computed tomography: a case series☆

@inproceedings{Endo2017OsteoidO,
  title={Osteoid osteoma – radiofrequency ablation treatment guided by computed tomography: a case series☆},
  author={Rosana Raquel Endo and Natalia Fabris Gama and Suely Akiko Nakagawa and Chiang Jeng Tyng and Wu Tu Chung and F{\'a}bio Fernando Eloi Pinto},
  booktitle={Revista brasileira de ortopedia},
  year={2017}
}
The osteoid osteoma is a benign primary bone tumor that affects mainly males in the second and third decades of life. Radiographic findings show a radiolucent nidus surrounded by reactive sclerotic bone, particularly in the long bones of the lower extremity. Clinically, it presents persistent pain, which is worse at night and improves with salicylates. It can be a self-limiting injury, with an average duration of three years, but because of pain intensity and intolerance to prolonged use of… CONTINUE READING
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