Osteoid osteoma of the upper extremity.

  title={Osteoid osteoma of the upper extremity.},
  author={Michael S. Bednar and Andrew J. Weiland and Terry R. Light},
  journal={Hand clinics},
  volume={11 2},
Osteoid osteomas, relatively rare lesions in the upper extremity, can be a persistent source of hand or wrist pain. Patients under age 40 who have otherwise unexplained pain should be evaluated. Relief of pain with oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs should suggest the possibility of osteoid osteoma. Examination may demonstrate localized swelling or joint effusion. Radiographs should be examined for sclerosis in the region of pain. If radiographs are nondiagnostic, a bone scan should be… CONTINUE READING


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