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osteoma

[‚äs·tē′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign bone tumor, especially in membrane bones of the skull.
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Osteomas of the paranasal sinuses are benign lesions of osseous origin, often incidentally found by computed tomography (CT) scanning.
SUMMARY--Osteoid osteoma (OO) is the most common benign osteogenic bone tumor that predominantly affects young adults.
Multiple osteomas of the facial bones are an important early marker for Gardner's syndrome.
There is a question as to whether osteomas represent true neoplasms or represent the end stage of an injury or inflammatory process.
A category of osteoid- and bone-forming tumors other than classical osteoid osteoma, which may be mistaken for giant-cell tumor or osteogenic sarcoma.
It is designated by adenomatous intestinal polyps, multiple osteomas in the skull, maxillae, mandible, and multiple cutaneous and subcutaneous masses (epidermoids and desmoid).
In some series, osteomas of the upper part of the radius consist 1% to 10% of all of the "elbow cases.
Benign bone and cartilage-forming tumors--multiple osteomas in Gardner's syndrome
Osteomas can be peripheral, central or extraskeletal.
They address decision making, the safety and efficacy of surgery, interventional options, radiation therapy for primary bone tumors, medical oncology principles, spina osteoid osteomas and osteoblastomas, aneurysmal bone cysts and giant cell tumors, choromas, chondrosarcomas, osteogenic sarcomas and Ewing's sarcomas, margins in tumor resection, determining the right approach, spinopelvic reconstruction/fixation and fusion, structural graft selection, wound closure, and complications and their avoidance.
Presence of bilateral limbal dermoids and choroidal osteomas in a family with inherited limbal dermoids.
Osteoid osteomas (OOs) may account for almost 12% of all benign bone tumours.