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Benign Bone Tumors

  • Jose M. Ramirez
  • Adam Driesman
  • Richard Terek
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Abstract

Lesions and proliferations throughout the musculoskeletal system are extremely common but rarely manifest into complications. Although they do not behave aggressively locally, that can at times become symptomatic and result in pathologic fracture.

Keywords

Osteoid osteoma Osteochondroma Pathologic fracture Giant cell tumors Multiple hereditary exostosis 

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jose M. Ramirez
    • 1
  • Adam Driesman
    • 2
    • 3
  • Richard Terek
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryAlpert Medical School, Brown UniversityProvidenceUSA
  2. 2.Department of OrthopaedicsNYU Langone Orthopedic HospitalNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Drs. Ramirez and Terek are at associated with Brown UniversityProvidenceUSA
  4. 4.Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown UniversityProvidenceUSA

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