Author: Szymon Wałejko

  • Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Gdańsk, Gdańsk, Poland

September 15, 2022

Avulsion fractures of the pelvis in the pediatric population. A review of the literature and case report

Avulsion fractures of the pelvis usually occur in young athletes and are the most common type of avulsion fractures in the pediatric population. The most frequent fractures of this group are fractures of the anterior superior and anterior inferior iliac spine and fractures of the ischial tuberosity. The diagnosis of this type of fracture requires awareness, because their symptoms may […]
June 21, 2022

Bifocal osteoid osteoma of the talus treated with thermal ablation and navigation 3D – case report

Osteoid osteomas (OO) are common bone tumours. They are responsible for 10% of all benign bone tumours. Most often, they are located in long bones, especially of the lower limb. Less than 3% of all osteoid osteomas occur in the foot[1]. Such rare presentation affects placing an accurate diagnosis, making it difficult and taking longer. Simultaneous manifestation in more than one focus […]
June 21, 2022

Recent advances on diagnosis and treatment of osteoid osteoma

Osteoid osteoma (OO) is a benign bony lesion with a characteristic radiologic feature of x-ray focus (nidus). The most common symptom indicating diagnosis is strong nocturnal pain that eases with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). Computed tomography (CT) is a method of choice for diagnosing and localizing the tumor. Osteoid osteoma can regress spontaneously, thus conservative treatment is one of the […]
June 21, 2022

Osteoid osteoma mimicking tuberculosis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis – a case report

Osteoid osteoma is a common benign bone tumor. The classic presentation includes nocturnal pain that responds well to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Osteoid osteoma can mimic many conditions, including juvenile idiopathic arthritis, infection, malignant neoplasm, and post-traumatic condition. We present the case of a 14-year-old girl with a months-long history of pain with limited mobility of the left hip joint. The […]