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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 11, Issue 1, May 2014 pp 116-118

Case Report

Case Report - Non Ossifying Fibroma of Tibia

Rahul Salunkhe, Sanjay Deo, Pramod Chikhalikar, Prashant Gholap, Hitesh Joshi

{1Associate Professor, 2Professor, 3Resident}

Department of Orthopedics, Pad. Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune – 18, Maharashtra, INDIA.

Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.



Nonossifying fibroma [NOF] is developmental defect usually found in the metaphysis of long bones in the lower extremity. Radiographically, it is well delineated multi or uniloculated lesions with sclerotic margins. It is commonly found in children and adolescents, nonossifying fibromas are the most common fibrous bony lesion. Therefore, it is important to recognize the clinical and radiographic characteristics of this benign lesion. A case of nonossifying fibroma is presented here successfully treated with curettage and bone grafting.