Scapular Osteochondroma with Bursa Formation: A Rare Entity with Literature review

  • Rehana Shaikh Consultant Radiologist, Dow University of Health Sciences/ Civil Hospital Karachi
  • Faryal Gohar Dow University of Health Sciences/Civil Hospital Karachi

Abstract

Abstract:


Osteochondroma is the most frequent benign tumor of bone that occurs predominantly in the long bone, but can arise from any bone which is preformed from cartilage. We hereby report a very case of scapular osteochondroma with bursa formation along with rib erosion in 18-year old male who referred to CT & MRI Centre with winged scapula and limited range of motion of his right shoulder. Plain x-ray showed a bony outgrowth of scapula associated with a soft tissue lesion. CT scan confirmed an osteochondroma arising from the ventral surface of the right scapula associated with a large bursa formation and adjacent rib erosion. To best of authors’ knowledge, very few cases of osteochondroma of scapula with bursa formation and rib erosion have been reported in the literature so it highlights the importance of considering this rare entity in the differential diagnosis for any adolescent presenting with winging of scapula.


 


Key words: bursa formation, rib erosion, scapular osteochondroma, winged scapula.

Author Biographies

Rehana Shaikh, Consultant Radiologist, Dow University of Health Sciences/ Civil Hospital Karachi

Consultant Radiologist, CT & MRI Centre

Faryal Gohar, Dow University of Health Sciences/Civil Hospital Karachi

Resident, Radiology Department

Published
2019-04-10
How to Cite
SHAIKH, Rehana; GOHAR, Faryal. Scapular Osteochondroma with Bursa Formation: A Rare Entity with Literature review. Annals of PIMS-Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University, [S.l.], v. 14, n. 4, p. 291-294, apr. 2019. ISSN 1815-2287. Available at: <https://apims.net/index.php/apims/article/view/35>. Date accessed: 17 july 2019.
Section
Case Report