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A 33-year-old member asked:

I have an osteochondroma. worried?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Osteochondroma: Usually no. Pain if presses on nerve, vessel, or tendon. Rare, rare, rare chance of malignant degeneration.
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A 42-year-old member asked:

What is an osteochondroma?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Benign tumor: Osteochondroma is a type of benign tumor that consists of cartilage and bone. It is a benign cartilage-capped outgrowth, connected to bone by a stalk. It is the most frequently observed neoplasm of the skeleton.
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