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Case Study -1

What is osteochondroma?

Osteochondroma is an overgrowth of cartilage and bone that happens at the end of the bone near the growth plate. Most often, it affects the long bones in the leg, the pelvis, or the shoulder blade.

Osteochondroma is the most common noncancerous bone growth. It most often occurs between ages 10 and 30. It affects males and females equally.

Types of osteochondroma

  • Solitary
  • Multiple osteochonroma

What are the symptoms of osteochondroma?

Usually there are no symptoms, Some patients may have pain swelling and pressure symptoms if it is pressing on nerve and vessels comes to enable patients to return to an active life.

How is osteochondroma diagnosed?

  • X-RAY
  • MRI


If osteochondroma is causing symptoms then it is usually excised along with normal margin of bone and sent for biopsy Usually chances of recurrence are very less