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Journal of the Korean Society for Surgery of the Hand 2008;13(3):223-227.
Published online September 1, 2008.
Gorham’s Disease in Proximal Humerus - A Case Report -
Young Ho Kwon, Yool Cho
근위 상완골에 발생한 Gorham씨 병 - 1예 보고 -
권영호, 조율
Gorham’s disease is a rare bone disorder characterized by angiomatous proliferation with extensive destruction and resorption of osseous matrix. The clinical course is generally protracted but rarely fatal, with eventual stabilization of the affected bone being the most common sequelae. A 19 years old man, who had unexplained destruction of the left proximal humerus, was diagnosed as Gorham's disease that was treated with saucerization, a fibular strut graft and a cancellous bone graft. Also additional radiation therapy (4000 cGy) and antiresorptive medication (Zoledronic acid) were administrated. The osteolytic lesion was not progressed until the age of 21 years and the radiologic union was showed at the time of the last follow-up.

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