Thigh Pain In A Long Distance Runner - Page #4
 

Working Diagnosis:
Right femoral shaft osteoid osteoma

Treatment:
Radiofrequency ablation: A radiofrequency probe was placed into the nidus under CT guidance and heated to 80 degrees Celsius for 6 minutes.

Ibuprofen for analgesia

Outcome:
The patient tolerated his treatment well. He was completely pain free 2 weeks following his ablation procedure.

His prognosis is excellent. Frequent monitoring is not needed because these lesions have no malignant potential.

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