Luis Ramos PhDa, , , José Ángel Santos PhDb, Genoveva Santos MDb and Jesús Guiral PhDc
aDepartment of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital, Salamanca, Spain bDepartment of Radiology, University Hospital, Salamanca, Spain cDepartment of Orthopaedic Surgery, General Hospital, Segovia, Spain.
The occurrence of osteoid osteomas of the hand is rare and their treatment usually is surgical. A 26-year-old man with an osteoid osteoma in the proximal phalanx of the right middle finger was treated with percutaneous radiofrequency ablation. Two years later he remains free of pain and finger function is normal.
Key words: Osteoid osteoma; phalanx; finger; percutaneous; radiofrequency