AffiliationDepartment of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Vincent's University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4. email@example.com
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CitationScoliosis secondary to an unusual rib lesion. 2012, 105 (4):115-6 Ir Med J
PublisherIrish Medical Journal (IMJ)
JournalIrish medical journal
AbstractTumours of the chest wall are uncommon and are usually malignant. A bone haemangioma is a rare benign vascular neoplasm, which more commonly occurs in middle-aged patients. We present the case of a scoliosis caused by a rib haemangioma in an adolescent male. Other causes of scoliosis secondary to rib lesions are discussed.
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