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ba0004p41 | (1) | ICCBH2015

Percutaneously performed image-guided radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of a unifocal eosinophilic granuloma of the femur in a 16-year-old boy

Papavasiliou Kyriakos , Bintoudi Antonia , Karanassos Marinos , Vlaxodimos Apostolos , Pellios Stavros , Tsitouridis Ioannis , Kirkos John

Background: Eosinophilic granuloma (EG) typically affects children in the first two decades of life, mainly involving vertebrae and long bones. This study presents the first –to the best of our knowledge - case of a unifocal EG of the femur, successfully treated with percutaneous image-guided radiofrequency ablation (RFA), which was monitored pre- and post-ablation with MRI-scans to validate the efficacy of this method.Presenting problem: A 16-year-...