Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Fibrocartilagenous mesenchymoma of bone: the youngest reported case in a patient aged 1 year and 7 months
  1. S J Hayes1,
  2. S Wells2,
  3. J Harake3,
  4. J J Henderson4,
  5. A J Malcolm5
  1. 1Department of Histopathology, Hope Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford M6 8HD, UK;
  2. 2Department of Histopathology, Royal Bolton Hospital, Farnworth, Bolton BL4 0JR, UK
  3. 3Department of Radiology, Royal Bolton Hospital
  4. 4Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Royal Bolton Hospital
  5. 5Department of Histopathology, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury SY3 8XQ, UK

    Statistics from

    Request Permissions

    If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.

    We report the youngest recorded example of a fibrocartilagenous mesenchymoma of bone, with an age at presentation of 1 year and 7 months. The youngest previously recorded cases have been in 9 year old patients.

    A male infant aged 1 year and 10 months originally presented to the orthopaedic clinic with a three month history of limping and pain in the left leg. There was no history of trauma and there were no localising signs in the left leg. An x ray showed a lucent area with surrounding sclerosis involving the proximal left tibial metaphysis. He had originally been brought to the accident and emergency unit two days after the initial onset of symptoms (aged 1 year and 7 months) and radiographs taken at that time had shown no significant abnormalities. …

    View Full Text


    • Consent was given for the details of this case report to be published.