Osteoid osteoma of the spine

R. Savini, E. Martucci, P. Prosperi, A. Gusella, M. Di Silvestre

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Abstract

After reviewing the international literature the authors present three new cases of osteoid osteoma with vertebral body localisation, two in the lumbar region, and one in the cervical region. This rare localisation necessitates the use of accurate instrumental techniques, based on radiography, scintigraphy, and in particular, CT scanning, in order to arrive at a correct diagnosis as a prelude to the correct surgical treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-238
Number of pages6
JournalItalian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Volume14
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1988

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Savini, R., Martucci, E., Prosperi, P., Gusella, A., & Di Silvestre, M. (1988). Osteoid osteoma of the spine. Italian Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 14(2), 233-238.