Spinal Surgery

Ollier’s disease (multiple enchondromatosis)

Ollier’s disease (multiple enchondromatosis)

Enchondroma, located close to the cartilage tissue in the bone growth plates is the name of a benign tumor. If you Olier enchondromas or multiple bone disease called multiple enchondromatosis to occur. If you are called with hemangiomas occur Mafucci syndrome.

What causes Ollier’s disease?

Ollier disease and the mode of inheritance of familial transition seen. As is evident on genetic mutations observed spontaneous disease. Studies needded in Ollier disease to be seen to be at least two genetic mutations indicate.

How common is Ollier’s disease?

Ollier disease incidence 1/100.000 respectively. Male / female ratio is 2 sets often diagnosed under the age of 10.

Which parts of the body is Ollier’s disease seen ?

Despite two sides of enchondroma on one side of the body more visible. Besides the short tubular bones of the hands and feet in the amounts of the long bones of the arms and legs. Saved by influencing growth in the region genu varum, genu valgum shortness as angular deformities can lead to next.

Ollier’s disease Is there any possibility to turn into a malignant tumor?

Ollier’s disease, chondrosarcoma, osteosarcoma and other tumors, risk of progression can be seen in 25-30% of patients.

In Ollier’s disease, which tests the diagnosis made?

Ortoröntgenografiler angular deformities direct radiographs often enough, but, in the event of pain and growth enchondroma tomography, MRI and bone scan may be required audits. May need to biopsy in suspected cases.

How Ollier’s disease treated?

Ollier’s disease, the patient’s ability to move and hand function, and physical therapy may be necessary for the maintenance of the use of orthotics. In addition, the surgical treatment of angular deformities and shortening made.

About the author

Prof.Dr. Seref Aktas