"Osteochondroma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
- Exostosis, Cartilaginous
- Cartilaginous Exostoses
- Cartilaginous Exostosis
- Exostoses, Cartilaginous
- Exostosis, Osteocartilaginous
- Exostoses, Osteocartilaginous
- Osteocartilaginous Exostoses
- Osteocartilaginous Exostosis
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Osteochondroma" by people in Profiles.
Development of genu valgum after removal of osteochondromas from the proximal tibia. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2016 Nov; 25(6):582-6.
A refractory wart? Subungual exostosis. Ann Emerg Med. 2011 Nov; 58(5):e3-4.
Reactive bone lesions mimicking neoplasms. Semin Diagn Pathol. 2011 Feb; 28(1):102-12.
Solitary osteochondroma of the proximal femur and femoral acetabular impingement. Orthopedics. 2010 Jan; 33(1):51.
Neoplastic and tumorlike lesions detected on MR imaging of the knee in patients with suspected internal derangement: Part I, intraosseous entities. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2002 Mar; 178(3):589-94.
Bizarre parosteal osteochondromatous proliferation: case report and review of the literature. Pediatr Dev Pathol. 2001 Sep-Oct; 4(5):496-500.
Solitary osteochondroma of the clavicle. J Pediatr Orthop. 1991 Mar-Apr; 11(2):181-3.