Neonatal osteofibrous dysplasia: report of two cases

B W Hindman, S Bell, T Russo, C W Zuppan
Pediatric Radiology 1996, 26 (4): 303-6
Skeletal neoplasms of the newborn and neonatal period are infrequently encountered and often misdiagnosed. Osteofibrous dysplasia is a tumor of childhood that may be seen in the newborn. Because of its unique natural history, with and without surgical treatment, and the similarity in radiographic appearance of this tumor to other lesions, a high index of suspicion must be maintained when a tibial lesion is encountered in the newborn. We present two additional cases of neonatal osteofibrous dysplasia and discuss the differential diagnostic considerations.

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