Recurrent intra-articular osteoid osteoma of the hip after radiofrequency ablation: a case report and review of the literature

@inproceedings{Efstathopoulos2009RecurrentIO,
  title={Recurrent intra-articular osteoid osteoma of the hip after radiofrequency ablation: a case report and review of the literature},
  author={Nikolaos E. Efstathopoulos and George S. Sapkas and Fragiskos N. Xypnitos and Ioannis T Lazarettos and Dimitrios S. Korres and Vasileios S Nikolaou},
  booktitle={Cases journal},
  year={2009}
}
We present a case of a 53-year-old woman with recurrent intra-articular osteoid osteoma of the hip 6 months after initial treatment with percutaneous radiofrequency ablation. En bloc surgical excision of the osteoid osteoma and prophylactic internal fixation for impending stress fracture was performed. The patient is pain free, has returned to normal function and there is no sign of recurrence at the one-year follow-up. Intraarticular osteoid osteoma, present a diagnostic challenge and often… CONTINUE READING

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