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Osteochondroma OrthoFracs

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Description: AKA Cartilage-capped exostosis Definition - Common benign bone lesion in form of cartilage-capped projection on external surface of bone
50% of all benign bone tumours
Nonfamilial developmental aberration
Usually diagnosed in patients before the third decade
Peak incidence at 15 years
M:F – 1.5:1

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Added: Mon Sep 28 2009