Osteoid osteoma in the base of the coracoid process of the scapula. Excision by anterior approach: a case report.

@article{Akpinar2001OsteoidOI,
  title={Osteoid osteoma in the base of the coracoid process of the scapula. Excision by anterior approach: a case report.},
  author={Sercan Akpinar and Huseyin Demirors and Murat Ali Hersekli and T{\"u}lin Yildirim and Ozlem Barutçu and Reha Nevzat Tandoğan},
  journal={Bulletin (Hospital for Joint Diseases (New York, N.Y.))},
  year={2001},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={47-9}
}
Osteoid osteoma in the base of the coracoid process of the scapula is very rare and diagnosis and treatment often is delayed. A lesion in this atypical location may seem surgically unreachable. This report is of a case of osteoid osteoma in the base of coracoid process in a 14-year-old female. The lesion had been diagnosed as a nontumorous condition and overlooked for four years. Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging revealed a nidus in the base of the coracoid process. The en bloc… CONTINUE READING
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