Gorham's disease of femur: a case report
Published in the Indian Journal of Orthopaedics, the authors report a case of Gorham's disease in a young female, presenting as a pathological fracture in femur which responded to radiotherapy.

Gorham's disease is a rare condition of bones characterized by spontaneous massive and progressive osteolysis. Less than 200 cases have been reported so far. Femur is an uncommon site of Gorham disease.

A 20-year-old female presented with pathological fracture of the femur, wherein rapid osteolysis of femur occurred. The clinical, pathological, and radiological picture suggested a diagnosis of Gorham's disease.

The patient was subjected to radiotherapy (40 Gys) and put on bisphosphonates. At a follow-up of 2 years, the disease process had stopped and partial recalcification of the bone had occurred.

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