An Unusual Location of Osteochondroma: Temporal Bone

Erdogan B. A. , Cakan D. , Sanli A., Erdogan O., Safak A. S. , Elibol V.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, cilt.28, sa.7, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 28 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/scs.0000000000003593


Osteochondromas are the most common benign tumor of the bones which are cartilage-capped exophytic lesions that arises from the bone cortex. They usually seen in the axial skeleton, especially around the metaphysis of long bone but seldom in the head and neck region. The majority of patients in the head and neck region affect the mandibular area. To our knowledge, this is the first reported patient with an osteochondroma of the temporal bone in the English literature. A patient with temporal bone osteochondroma and its surgical treatment are here described.