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A Finger Osteoid Osteoma: A Thermographic Investigation

  • L. Zorzin
  • M. Capone
  • M. G. Maira

Abstract

The osteoid osteoma described for the first time by Jaffe1 is a benign tumor of the osteogenic connective tissue, which occurs in adolescent or young adults, and which affects in decreasing order, the long bones of the lower limbs, the bones of the upper limbs and the posterior arches of the vertebrae.2,3

Keywords

Cell Element Osteoid Osteoma Proximal Phalanx Posterior Arch Proximal Interphalangeal Joint 
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References

  1. 1.
    H. L. Haffe, Osteoid osteoma. A benign osteoblastic tumor composed of osteoid and atypical bone, Arch. Surg. 31: 709 (1953).Google Scholar
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    R. H. Freiberger, Osteoid osteoma of the spine, Radiology 75: 232 (1960).Google Scholar
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    D. J. McCarty, Lesions of vertebral column, in: “Arthritis and allied conditions,” Lea and Febiger ed., PhiladelpTiia (1979).Google Scholar
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Zorzin
    • 1
  • M. Capone
    • 1
  • M. G. Maira
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of RheumatologyUniversity of RomeItaly

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