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Osteochondroma Information Diseases Database

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Description: 2 synonyms or equivalents were found. Osteochondroma aka/or Osteocartilaginous exostosis "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."

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Added: Sun Dec 10 2006