A recurrent solitary exostosis of the distal end of the righ
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Solitary exostosis is a bony outgrowth developed on conjugation cartilage. It is a benign tumor usually encountered in children and adolescents. Its clinical symptomatology is made of a hard tumor, usually painless, without an inflammatory sign. Sometimes the tumor can be voluminous becoming unsightly or accompanied by the sign of compression of neighboring soft or bone tissues, requiring then surgical excision. The postoperative course is usually simple with total healing. This course may be marked by a relapse raising fears of malignant transformation.The case that we report is that of a postoperative recurrence of exostosis of the lower metaphysis of the right radius with a 17-year follow-up.

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