Osteochondroma in Ligamentum Patellae

  • Naseer M Akhtar
  • Iftikhar Ahmad Kahlon
  • Akkad Rafiq
  • Muhammad Akbar


A case of extraskeletal Osteochondroma in a 53 years old man located in medial portion of right patellar liga-ment is reported. He presented with a hard swelling with occasional pain in the antromedial part of the knee. It was slightly movable, 5 cm in diameter and interfering with movements of the knee. X-Rays sho-wed radio-opaque bony swelling in that region of knee with some degenerative changes. Excision biopsy and histopathology revealed Osteochondroma.

Key words;  Osteochondroma, ligamentum patellae, painful knee.

How to Cite
Akhtar, N. M., Kahlon, I. A., Rafiq, A., & Akbar, M. (1). Osteochondroma in Ligamentum Patellae. Annals of King Edward Medical University, 17(2), 203. https://doi.org/10.21649/akemu.v17i2.299

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