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Post traumatic osteoma of tibial insertion of medial collateral ligament of knee joint.
  1. V S Shanker,
  2. S Gadikoppula,
  3. M D Loeffler
  1. Colchester General Hospital.


    Two cases are presented of post traumatic para-articular osteoma developing at the site of tibial attachment of the medial collateral ligament of knee joint. These occurred after injuries sustained while playing football and in one case the ossified mass was treated with surgical excision for unresolved symptoms after conservative measures. A comparison is made with Pellegrini Stieda disease, which is a similar affection of the femoral insertion of the medial ligament of the knee joint.

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