Spontaneous regression of exostoses: Two case reports

A. Castriota-Scanderbeg, M. G. Bonetti, M. Cammisa, B. Dallapiccola

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Exostoses are a common skeletal disorder. Despite their incidence, little is yet known about their origin and biological behaviour. In particular, spontaneous regression of exostoses - an extremely rare event - is still a subject for debate. In this study, we describe two additional cases of spontaneous regression of exostosis; one was a solitary lesion while the other occurred in a patient with multiple heritable exostoses. Radiographic findings are presented along with some of the theories which aim at explaining this phenomenon.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)544-548
Number of pages5
JournalPediatric Radiology
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Sept 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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