Solitary pelvic osteochondroma causing L5 nerve root compression.

  title={Solitary pelvic osteochondroma causing L5 nerve root compression.},
  author={Whoan Jeang Kim and Kap Jung Kim and Sang Ki Lee and Won-Sik Choy},
  volume={32 12},
Osteochondroma is the most common benign bone tumor, accounting for more than one-third of all benign bone tumors. It usually develops at the metaphysis of the long bones, especially the distal femur and proximal tibia. Approximately 40% of osteochondromas are found around the knee. Osteochondroma commonly presents as a painless mass and is incidentally identified via plain radiographs. Thus, surgical excision is not routinely recommended unless the tumor causes clinical symptoms or cosmetic… CONTINUE READING


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