Rapid Communication| Volume 41, ISSUE 10, e31-e33, October 2006

Periosteal chondroma of the rib possibly associated with hemothorax: a case report


      We report on a case of spontaneous hemothorax occurring in a 13-year-old boy with periosteal chondroma of the rib. Periosteal chondromas are rare, particularly in the ribs. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of periosteal chondroma of the rib associated with hemothorax.

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