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Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic634.htm

Description: Orthopaedics:
Osteoblastoma is a rare primary neoplasm of bone, categorized as a benign bone tumor. However, an aggressive type of osteoblastoma has been described that has characteristics similar to osteosarcoma. Osteoblastoma is closely related to osteoid osteoma. It differs from osteoid osteoma in its ability to grow larger than 2 cm in diameter.

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Author/Contact: Ortmann & Eady
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Language: English

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Added: Fri Jun 22 2007