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Osteochondroma

Osteochondroma: Introduction

Osteochondroma: A bone development abnormality characterized by the development of a benign bone tumor that occurs on the ends of long bones. Symptoms, if any, are determined by the location and size of the tumor. The tumor can occur singly or in multiples and in rare instances the tumors may become malignant. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Osteochondroma is available below.

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Causes of Osteochondroma

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Misdiagnosis and Osteochondroma

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Definitions of Osteochondroma:

A cartilage-capped benign tumor that often appears as a stalk on the surface of bone. It is probably a developmental malformation rather than a true neoplasm and is usually found in the metaphysis of the distal femur, proximal tibia, or proximal humerus. Osteochondroma is the most common of benign bone tumors. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Benign tumor containing both bone and cartilage; usually occurs near the end of a long bone - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

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  1. Osteochondroma: Introduction
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  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
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