Extra skeletal chondroma a rare presentation in the big toe of a pediatric patient: a case report


  • Maged Mostafa Department of Orthopedics, King Hamad University Hospital, Bahrain https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1522-3069
  • Ahmed R. Khamis Department of Orthopedics, Benha University, Egypt
  • Omar Aljeeran Department of Orthopedics, King Hamad University Hospital, Bahrain
  • Waleed Yusuf Saqer Department of Orthopedics, King Hamad University Hospital, Bahrain
  • Mohamed Almasry Department of Orthopedics, King Hamad University Hospital, Bahrain




Chondroma, Extra-skeletal, Excision, Pediatric


Extra-skeletal chondroma is a rare benign tumor of juxta-articular soft tissues rarely seen in pediatric cases. It is formed mainly of hyaline cartilage and presented as a painless swelling. It is not well evident on conventional X-rays radiography. MRI is the preferred diagnostic modality. Surgical excision is the recommended form of treatment for symptomatic cases. We are reporting a case of this rare tumor in the big toe of a child.


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