Osteochondroma

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Osteochondroma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Osteochondroma" returned 75 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Endoscopic removal of the osteochondroma of the fibular head.
 

Author(s): Rimtautas Gudas, Arnoldas Pocius

Journal: Medicina (Kaunas). 2013 ;49(4):191-4.

 

We report the case of the osteochondroma of the fibular head in a 40-year-old female patient who underwent an endoscopic extirpation of a relapsed benign tumor. Initially, open surgery was performed, and the tumor was removed 3 years ago. Following the reoccurrence of the symptoms ...

Last Updated: 29 Aug 2013

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Recurrent solitary osteochondroma of the metacarpal: a case report.
 

Author(s): Srinivasan Rajappa, M Mohan Kumar, S Shanmugapriya

Journal: J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2013 Apr;21(1):129-31.

 

Osteochondromas are the most common benign bone tumours and account for 20 to 50% of benign bone tumours and 10 to 15% of all bone tumours. They usually occur in long bones; 40% occur around the knee joint, but in the hand they are uncommon and usually affect the proximal phalanx. ...

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2013

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Small sharp exostosis tip in solitary osteochondroma causing intermittent knee pain due to pseudoaneurysm.
 

Author(s): Wiebke K Guder, Arne Streitbürger, Georg Gosheger, Michael Köhler, Dagmar Bachhuber, Marcel-Philipp Henrichs, Jendrik Hardes

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Complications of solitary or multiple osteochondromas are rare but have been reported in recent literature. Most reported complications arose in patients with multiple and/or sizable osteochondromas.

Last Updated: 1 May 2013

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The terms "Osteochondroma" returned 10 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Solitary osteochondroma of the atlas causing spinal cord compression: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Asifur Rahman, Paawan Bahadur Bhandari, Saif Ul Hoque, Ayub Ansari, A T M Mosharef Hossain

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Solitary osteochondroma (SOC) of the spine is very rare, though OC is the commonest benign tumour of the bone. Only about 1-4% of SOCs occur in the spine. And solitary ostechondroma of spine causing cord compression is even rarer. These tumours slowly enlarge, creating insidious but ...

Last Updated: 29 Jun 2012

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Large para-articular osteochondroma of the knee joint: a case report.
 

Author(s): Roop Singh, Mantu Jain, Ramchander Siwach, Seema Rohilla, Rajeev Sen, Kiranpreet Kaur

Journal: Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2012 ;46(2):139-43.

 

A unique case of large intra-articular osteochondroma of the knee of a 15-year duration is presented along with a review of the literature. The tumor may have remained asymptomatic for such a long period because of its slow growth and stretch elongation of the quadriceps mechanism.

Last Updated: 11 Apr 2012

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Popliteal artery pseudo-aneurysm secondary to femoral osteochondroma: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Robert S M Davies, Uzma Satti, Robert G M Duffield

Journal: Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2007 Jul;89(5):W8-11.

 

A case of pseudo-aneurysm of the popliteal artery secondary to an osteochondroma of the femur in a young adult is described.

Last Updated: 10 Aug 2007

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Gene Mutations and Orthopaedic Symptoms Correlation of Multiple Hereditary Exostoses: Multicentre Project
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Exostoses, Multiple Hereditary

 

Last Updated: 27 Mar 2014

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Autologous Stem Cells in Achilles Tendinopathy
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Achilles Tendinitis, Right Leg; Achilles Tendinitis; Achilles Degeneration; Achilles Tendon Thickening; Tendinopathy; Achilles Tendinitis, Left Leg

 

Last Updated: 13 Feb 2014

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