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What is the recovery time after an osteochondroma surgery on the femur and what are the complication with bending the knee?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
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In brief: Varies

It varies somewhat based upon the size of the osteochondroma, and so how much of the femur has to be resected.
For at least 6-12 weeks there will typically be an increased risk of fracture secondary to the stress riser that uccues at the site of bone resection.

In brief: Varies

It varies somewhat based upon the size of the osteochondroma, and so how much of the femur has to be resected.
For at least 6-12 weeks there will typically be an increased risk of fracture secondary to the stress riser that uccues at the site of bone resection.
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