Pediatric Chondromyxoid Fibroma

  • Etiology:
  • Imaging:
    — Location: metaphysis, may extend to epiphysis and abut articular surface
    — Lytic or blastic: lytic with sclerotic rim, often expansile
    — Matrix: chondroid
    — Zone of transition: narrow
    — Periosteal new bone or cortical destruction: none
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Radiology Cases of Chondromyxoid Fibroma

Radiograph of chondromyxoid fibroma of tibia
AP (left) and oblique (right) radiographs of the knee show a metaphyseal lesion that is lytic and lobulated and expansile in appearance with a narrow zone of transition and no periosteal reaction.