Osteochondroma

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Osteochondroma

-Osteochromdroma is a bengin tumor that usually occurs in areas of cartilage or bone. -Typically found in long bones, often near the knee or shoulder.

Treatment options include:-Surgery to remove the mass-Pain relievers to provide comfort.

Osteochromdroma

Treatment

Description

The exact cause is unknown; however, researchers believe it may have a genetic link.- Noninherited forms of the disorder also exsist.

Causes

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Symptoms & Signs

Prevention

-A hard bony lump, that may be growing in size.-Long bones may break easily.

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Osteochondroma is diagnosed by -reviewing the medical history-physical examination-CT scan-X-ray-MRI.

How It's Diagnosed

Pathophysiology

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There are no preventative measures for osteochondroma.

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Growth of an osteochondroma can stopped sketal growth.

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