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Trans-foveal approach for curettage and bone grafting of a giant cell tumour in the femoral head

Trans-foveal approach for curettage and bone grafting of a giant cell tumour in the femoral head

Hip Int 2016; 26(6): 612 - 614

Article Type: SURGICAL TECHNIQUE

DOI:10.5301/hipint.5000398

Authors

Hannes A. Rüdiger, Krzystof Piasecki, Fabio Becce, Stéphane Cherix

Abstract

Background

Surgical access to benign neoplastic lesions of the femoral head are associated with significant morbidity, including contamination of intra-osseous access tracks, articular cartilage lesions, avascular bone necrosis or tumour recurrence due to incomplete curettage.

Case presentation

We present a case of a 20-year-old female with a giant cell tumour in the femoral head, which was treated with curettage through a trans-foveal approach and bone grafting. This technique includes a surgical dislocation of the hip with trochanteric osteotomy.

Results

At the latest follow-up at 2 years, there was no evidence of local recurrence or avascular necrosis on MRI, and the patient was pain free and back to sports.

Article History

Disclosures

Financial support: None.
Conflict of interest: None.

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Authors

Affiliations

  • Department of Orthopaedics, Schulthess Clinic, Zürich - Switzerland
  • Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Lausanne - Switzerland
  • Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV), Lausanne - Switzerland

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