osteochondroma


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osteochondroma

[‚äs·tē·ō‚kän′drō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign hamartomatous tumor originating in bone or cartilage.
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A costal osteochondroma, which is also known as exostosis, results from the separation of the epiphyseal growth plate cartilage from the main epiphysis that causes lateral lying down of the bone (2).
Six patients (4 male, 2 female), with ages ranging from 2,5 to 15, presented with peroneal neuropathy due to osteochondroma at the fibular head.
Enlargement of a humeral osteochondroma after skeletal maturity: a case report.
We have found in the literature one case of a symptomatic lumbar osteochondroma presenting in the 6th decade of life [5].
Osteochondromas may cause pain and a reduction in skeletal growth, bony deformity, restricted joint motion, shortened stature, premature osteoarthrosis, and the compression of peripheral nerves.
Cough caused by scapular osteochondroma has never been reported.
Roentgenograms (figure 1A) showed cartilaginous growth in right superior ramus suggestive of osteochondroma.
These include Hoffa's disease, IFP ossification, solitary intra-articular chondroma, acquired intra-articular osteochondroma, intracapsular chondroma, para-articular chondroma/osteochondroma and capsular osteoma.
Important differential diagnostic considerations of synovial osteochondromatosis in the knee include pigmented villonodular synovitis, osteoarthritis, chondrosarcoma, osteochondroma, osteochondritis dissecans, and fracture with an avulsed fragment.
The differential diagnosis of fibrous dysplasia precludes malignant sarcoma, metastatic osteoblastic lesions and benign lesions like Ossifying fibroma, Pagets disease, aneurysmal bone cyst, ameloblastoma, osteochondroma and hyperparathyroidism.
Osteochondroma causing diaphragmatic rupture and bowel obstruction in a 14-year-old boy.