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Nonosteogenic fibroma

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nonosteogenic fibroma --> fibrous cortical defect

A common 1 to 3 cm defect in the cortex of a bone, most commonly the lower femoral shaft of a child, filled with fibrous tissue. Nonosteogenic or nonossifying fibroma by convention refers to lesions greater than 3 cm in diameter.

See: nonossifying fibroma.

Synonym: nonosteogenic fibroma.