Enchondromatosis is a rare heterogeneous skeletal disease characterized by multiple enchondromas, and it includes several different subtypes of which Ollier . Enchondromas are common benign cartilage tumors of bone. They can occur as solitary lesions or as multiple lesions in enchondromatosis. Enchondromatosis, also known as Ollier disease (see Terminology section), is a non-hereditary, sporadic, skeletal disorder characterised by multiple.

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Enchondromatosis Ollier’s disease and ovarian juvenile granulosa cell tumor. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Multiple Enchondromatosis: Olliers Disease- A Case Report

Wed Nov 28 Thank you for updating your details. Once the individual stops growing then in general, so do the enchondromas. Prevention Diagnosis Living with Osteoporosis. The patients become symptomatic usually in the first decade of life. Open in a separate window. Figure 2 and 3. Choh a and Naseer A. The enchondromatosis syndrome includes Ollier diseaseMaffucci syndromespondyloenchondromatosis, metachondromatosis and generalized enchondromatosis. Treatment Treatment depends on the type of enchondromatosis; it may include surgery, amputation, bone grafting and sclerotherapy.


On examination, multiple discrete, hard swellings were palpable in both legs and hands.

Gowri and Jain reported a pregnant patient with Ollier’s disease, who needed a Cesarean section due to enchondromata obscuring the pelvic capacity. Clin Orthop Relat Res. Enchondromatosis constitutes a group of disorders, characterized by multiple benign cartilaginous tumors, located primarily in the metaphyseal regions mhltiple the tubular bones.

Olliers disease must be differentiated encohndromatosis hereditary multiple exostosis. Clinical Synopsis Toggle Dropdown. J Bone Joint Surg Am. It should be emphasized that enchondromatosis has a mostly unilateral monomelic distribution. Two peculiar types of enchondromatosis.

Multiple Enchondromatosis: Olliers Disease- A Case Report

OMIM is intended for use primarily by physicians and other professionals concerned with genetic enchodromatosis, by genetics researchers, and by advanced students in science and medicine. Ollier-related changes in both hips, pubic bone, left and right iliac bones, and a narrow pelvic enxhondromatosis were seen in the patient’s pelvic X-ray, taken six weeks later. There was no such history in her family.

The diagnosis is based on clinical and conventional radiological evaluations. Mahafza compared this case to several others reported previously, where patients with Olliers disease developed primary brain tumors, and suggested that a continuum exists between the features of Mafucci Syndrome and Olliers Disease.

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Dominant inheritance with reduced penetrance is possible. If the entire body is involved, one half is more affected. There enchondromattosis a few instances of familial occurrence.

Infobox medical condition new All stub articles. X- ray pelvis with both hips AP view- multiple expansile lytic encondromatosis in the metaphysis of right femur, both iliac bones and both pubic bones.


Vaz and Turner described a case of Ollier disease associated with ovarian juvenile granulosa cell tumor and precocious pseudopuberty. A diagnosis of enchondromatoeis enchondromatosis olliers disease was made based on the morphology and location of bone lesions on plain radiographs. Similar lesions are seen in the greater trochanter of the right femur.

Enchondromas are benign hyaline cartilage forming tumors in the medulla of metaphyseal bone.

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