Osteochondroma

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Osteochondroma

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Osteochondroma" returned 79 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Osteochondroma of the talus: an unusual location.
 

Author(s): Hakan Boya, Ozal Ozcan, Ciğdem Tokyol

Journal: Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc. 2014 ;48(2):236-9.

 

Osteochondroma rarely affects talus although it is the most common primary bone tumor. We report a case of talar osteochondroma in a 6 year-old boy. There was no recurrence two years after the local resection of the lesion.

Last Updated: 21 Apr 2014

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[Value of X-ray combined with ultrasound in the diagnosis and treatment of solitary osteochondroma].
 

Author(s): Jinde Lin, Wenli Wang, Guofen Chen, Chuanchang Chen

Journal: Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2013 Sep;33(9):1390-3.

 

To explore the most appropriate imaging examinations for solitary osteochondroma in primary hospitals.

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2013

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A popliteal giant synovial osteochondroma mimicking a parosteal osteosarcoma.
 

Author(s): Andreas Toepfer, Florian Pohlig, Heinrich Mühlhofer, Florian Lenze, Rüdiger von Eisenhart-Rothe, Ulrich Lenze

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Both giant synovial osteochondroma and parosteal osteosarcoma are rare musculo-skeletal tumors, often localized in the vicinity of the knee. Misdiagnosis of a malignant bone tumor can entail fatal consequences. Etiology of giant synovial osteochondroma is widely unsolved but is believed ...

Last Updated: 15 Nov 2013

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The terms "Osteochondroma" returned 11 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Heparan sulfate as a regulator of endochondral ossification and osteochondroma development.
 

Author(s): Katja Jochmann, Velina Bachvarova, Andrea Vortkamp

Journal: Matrix Biol.. 2014 Feb;34():55-63.

 

Most elements of the vertebrate skeleton are formed by endochondral ossification. This process is initiated with mesenchymal cells that condense and differentiate into chondrocytes. These undergo several steps of differentiation from proliferating into hypertrophic chondrocytes, which ...

Last Updated: 12 May 2014

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Intraoperative rupture of popliteal artery pseudoaneurysm secondary to distal femur osteochondroma: case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Rita Hajji, Hamid Jiber, Youssef Zrihni, Othman Zizi, Abdellatif Bouarroum

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Vascular complications from osteochondroma are rare and include essentially stenosis, occlusion, and pseudoaneurysms. The authors report an original case of intraoperative rupture of undiagnosed popliteal artery pseudoaneurysm during resection surgery for a distal femur osteochondroma.

Last Updated: 30 May 2014

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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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