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A benign, painful, tumor of bone characterized by the formation of osteoid tissue, primitive bone and calcified tissue.
[OCOSH Code: D018215 307605009 M9200/0 OO_CTN_BN_OB]

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1984 The behaviour pattern of the scoliosis associated with osteoid osteoma or osteoblastoma of the spine

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/66-B/1/16

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1984 Jan;66(1):16-20. The behaviour pattern of the scoliosis associated with osteoid osteoma or osteoblastoma of the spine.Ransford AO, Pozo JL, Hutton PA, Kirwan EO.
The behaviour pattern of the scoliosis associated with osteoid osteoma or osteoblastoma of the spine is described. In patients presenting with...
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Osteoblastoma eMedicine

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/radio/topic494.htm

Radiology:Osteoblastoma is an uncommon primary neoplasm of the bone. It has clinical and histologic manifestations similar to those of osteoid osteoma; therefore, some consider the two lesions to be variants of the same disease, with osteoblastoma representing a giant osteoid osteoma. However, an aggressive type of osteoblastoma has been recognized,...
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Osteoblastoma eMedicine

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

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...
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Osteoblastoma Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/osteoblastoma

Discussion: - unusual benign osseous tumor; - it resembles osteoid osteoma in some respects buts is larger (>2 cm); - unlike osteoid osteoma: - occurs in older adolescents and...
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Osteoid osteoma and Osteoblastoma

Location: http://www.orthofracs.com/General/Tumours/Osteoid_osteoma_osteoblastoma.html

Osteoid Osteoma
Definition - Small (<1cm diameter of central nidus), solitary, benign, painful bone-forming tumours
Osteoblastoma
Definition - Solitary, benign bone forming tumour of> 2cm in size
Giant osteoid osteoma
Identical histologically but larger
Not surrounded by dense reactive bone
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