Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 7 Issue 4

Adamantinoma of the Tibia; Case Report

Carlos Humberto Franco Moran1, Alicia Tamayo Figueroa2, Ragnar Calzado Calderón2*, Ingrid Quesada Villa3, Jessael Eliecer Ramírez Bateca1 and Vladimir Andrés Vásquez Encalada1

1First Degree Specialist in Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Cuba
2Specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology Report of a Case, Cuba
3Specialist in First Degree in Comprehensive General Medicine and First Degree in Pathological Anatomy, Cuba

*Corresponding Author: Ragnar Calzado Calderón, Specialist in Orthopedics and Traumatology Report of a Case, Cuba.

Received: March 13, 2024; Published: March 26, 2024


Adamantinoma is a malignant tumor of epithelial origin with a low incidence. This article aims to describe the clinical, radiology and anatomopatology diagnosis of a patient with adamantinoma of the tibia. A 60 years old female patient is presented with the diagnosis of adamantinoma located in the upper middle third of the right tibia. The most relevant clinical findings are pain and swelling in the anterior aspect of the middle and upper thirds of the right leg, imaging shows extensive intracortical osteolytic lesion with bone destruction at the cortical level of the anterior tibia with periosteal reaction and increased density of soft parts. The treatment carried out was excision and biopsy of the tumor, the histopathological results report a predominance of epithelial cells with squamous differentiation and non-extensive keratin production, in addition to dermosomes and monofilaments basement membrane, which allows it to be framed within the Adamantinomas of the appendicular skeleton.

Keywords: Adamantinoma; Bone Neoplasms


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Citation: Ragnar Calzado Calderón., et al. “Adamantinoma of the Tibia; Case Report".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 7.4 (2024): 35-40.


Copyright: © 2024 Ragnar Calzado Calderón., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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