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Introduction: Osteoblastoma

Description of Osteoblastoma

Osteoblastoma: benign tumor of bone and fibrous tissue; occurs in the vertebrae or femur or tibia or arm bones (especially in young adults).
Source: WordNet 2.1

Osteoblastoma: Benign circumscribed tumor of spongy bone occurring especially in the bones of the extremities and vertebrae, most often in young persons. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Source: Diseases Database

Osteoblastoma: A benign, painful, tumor of bone characterized by the formation of osteoid tissue, primitive bone and calcified tissue. It occurs frequently in the spine of young persons. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Osteoblastoma: Rare Disease


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Osteoblastoma as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

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Source: Diseases Database

Broader terms for Osteoblastoma

Source - WordNet 2.1

Hierarchical classifications of Osteoblastoma

The following list attempts to classify Osteoblastoma into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • benign tumor,benign tumour,nonmalignant neoplasm,nonmalignant tumor,nonmalignant tumour
  • neoplasm,tumor,tumour
  • growth
  • illness,malady,sickness,unwellness
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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