osteoma

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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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Compact osteomas consist of dense, compact bone with a few marrow spaces, while cancellous osteoma is characterized by bony trabeculae and a fibrofatty marrow enclosing osteoblasts which resembles mature bone.
2) Compact osteoma (also known as osteoma eburneum), as seen in our patient, is composed of dense lamellated bone and is the most common type of osteoma.
5) Moreover, the compact osteoma histologic type, which consists of dense bone, may require increased duration of drilling and may transmit more vibrational energy to the cochlea.

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