Two cases of asymptomatic rib exostosis treated by prophylac
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Exostosis is one of the most common benign bone lesions. It could be a solitary lesion or multiple lesions presented as part of HME. This condition often affects the metaphyseal region of long bones, including femur, tibia, humerus and ribs. Rib exostosis may cause severe complications such as pneumothorax, hemothorax, and diaphragmatic injury.We report two patients with asymptomatic rib exostosis who underwent surgical excision to prevent severe complications....

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