Osteoid osteoma

What is Osteoid osteoma?

A painful benign neoplasm that usually originates in one of the bones of the lower extremities, especially the femur or tibia of adolescent and young adult persons; characterized by a nidus (usually no larger than 1 cm in diameter) that consists of osteoid material, vascularized osteogenic stroma, and poorly formed bone; around the nidus there is a relatively large zone of reactive thickening of the cortex.

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My daughter was diagnosed with a tibia stress fracture in May. She had a MRI in June (because I insisted) and it showed a lesion. They did a CT...

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Hello,

As the CT Scan results report that there is osteoid osteoma so there are chances that there will be a tibial stress fracture as osteoid...

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Painfull lump about 12 inch above my heal, seems to be attached to my Fibula, and also seems to be affecting my
nerve. This is a lateral lump about...

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Lump about one and half inch x half inch in dimension on the lateral aspect of leg, fixed, painful and attached to...

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I have a bad pain on the left side of the shoulder which make me restless and also i am unable to sleep at night.

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I can understand your concern; I would like to have some information for better understanding of the problem.
-How long do you suffer from this...

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