Osteochondroma in Wikipedia
Note:Wikipedia is a user-contributed encyclopedia and may not have been reviewed by professional editors
(See full Wikipedia disclaimer)
This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Osteochondroma".
(Source - Retrieved 2006-09-07 13:59:12 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osteochondroma)
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.
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: https://www.MHEResearchFoundation.org
Medical Tools & Articles:
Tools & Services:
Forums & Message Boards
- Ask or answer a question at the Boards: