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Osteochondroma in Wikipedia

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Osteochondroma is a type of benign tumor that consists of cartilage and bone.

It is the most frequently observed neoplasm of the skeleton. It is also called a "bone spur".

They often occur at joints, and about half of the time they occur at the shoulder or the knee.

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Osteochondroma is not a dangerous tumor(benign) It can be left alone or can be removed by shaving down the tumor

Multiple Osteochondroma (MO) is the preferred term used by the World Health Organization

MHE / MO / HME is Skeletal disorder characterized by benign cartilage-capped bone tumors. The MHE Research Foundation includes comprehensive information on Research being conducted, MHE Conferences, Orthopeadics, Genetics, Chronic Pain that can be associated with this disorder . Website:


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