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Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica 2003 December;54(6):441-4

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language: Italian

A large popliteal exostosis with entrapment neurovascular symptomatology. A case report

Salvi A. E. 1, Metelli G. P. 2, Pazzaglia U. E. 1

1 Clinica Ortopedica e Traumatologica, 2° Divisione di Ortopedia e Traumatologia, Università degli Studi di Brescia Spedali Civili, Brescia
2 Divisione di Ortopedia e Traumatologia Azienda Ospedaliera Mellino Mellini Presidio di Iseo, Iseo (Brescia)


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A case of solitary exostosis developed in the posterior popliteal region observed in a young healthy patient is reported. Since 1 year the exostosis has shown Since 1 year an entrapment symptomatology on neurovascular organs of the popliteal region due to its remarkable size. The surgical techniques are described.

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