Osteoid osteoma is a relatively common bone tumor that can arise in virtually any bone. The long bones are preferentially affected, particularly the femur and tibia. Localization to the spine is present in 10% of all cases, with the lumbar vertebrae most frequently affected. The authors present a young patient with an extremely rare site of osteoid osteoma affecting the coccyx detected by bone scintigraphy.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Clinical Nuclear Medicine|
|State||Published - Sep 2006|
- Bone scintigraphy
- Osteoid osteoma