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Current Issue - March 2010, Volume 4, Issue No. 1

Official Journal of Malaysian Orthopaedic Association and ASEAN Orthopaedic Association

Extra-Osseous Osteochondroma of the Knee


A 39 year old male presented with complaints of ongoing pain and restricted movements of right knee joint for a period of 7 years. Plain radiographs showed a calcified mass in the popliteal fossa. Open excision and biopsy was performed, and microscopic examination revealed features of extraosseous osteochondroma. Integrated clinical-pathologic diagnosis protocols are helpful in ascertaining the nature of extraskeletal cartilaginous tumours that arise at unusual anatomic sites. Complete local surgical excision is the management of choice.

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The Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal is a peer-reviewed journal that is published three times a year in both print and electronic online version. The purpose of this journal is to publish original research studies, evaluation of current practices and case reports in various subspecialties of orthopaedics and traumatology, as well as associated fields like basic science, biomedical engineering, rehabilitation medicine and nursing.

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