Osteoblastoma of the carpal navicular: a case report and review of the literature
European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology, 07/11/2012
Rhanim A et al. – The authors report the case of a 17–year–old right–handed girl who presented with a more than 7–month history of progressive right–wrist pain. No history of trauma was reported. Conservative treatment with anti–inflammatory medications before referral was unsuccessful. The authors present the diagnostic difficulties and the treatment that was applied: proximal row carpectomy. Treatment options, according to the literature, also include scaphoidectomy and tumor curettage with bone grafting.