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Title: Gorham's osteolysis: A case report
Authors: Chan, B.K.
Lee, E.H. 
Ang, K.C.
Keywords: Disappearing bone
Gorham's disease
Massive osteolysis
Issue Date: 1997
Source: Chan, B.K., Lee, E.H., Ang, K.C. (1997). Gorham's osteolysis: A case report. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 5 (2) : 115-119. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: A 21-year-old Chinese female presented with right groin pain of a year's duration. Over the next one and a half years, radiographs of the pelvis revealed progressive resorption of the right pubic bone. Histological examination of the lesion revealed areas of bone necrosis with increased vascularity in the bone fragments. A diagnosis of Gorham's disease was made and the patient appeared to have spontaneous arrest of the disease process with conservative treatment.
Source Title: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/131079
ISSN: 10225536
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