SUPRACONDYLAR FEMORAL FRACTURE WITH AN INCIDENTAL ENCHONDROMA OF THE TIBIAL PLATEAU

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Marco Filipponi, Enio De Cruto, Gianfranco Corina, Valentina Russi, Lawrence Camarda.

The enchondroma is a benign tumor of the endosteal cartilage and it is common in young-adult patients. These tumors are usually diagnosed when a pathologic fracture occurs at the site of the lesion or when they are accidentally discovered during investigations performed for other reasons. This report describes the case of a patient with an enchondroma of the external tibial plateau. Diagnosis was made treating an ipsilateral supracondylar femoral fracture caused by a traffic accident.

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