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Type: Journal article
Title: An isolated osteochondroma with underlying non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of bone
Author: Roy, S.
Dobson, P.
Henry, L.
Citation: Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-British Volume, 2005; 87B(10):1423-1424
Publisher: British Editorial Soc Bone Joint Surgery
Issue Date: 2005
ISSN: 0301-620X
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S. Roy, P. Dobson, and L. Henry
Abstract: Osteochondroma is the most common benign bone tumour. The risk of sarcomatous change in an isolated lesion is approximately 1%. We report a case of an isolated osteochondroma which appeared benign on clinical and plain radiographic examination but routine histological analysis revealed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in the underlying bone. This association has not previously been reported and the case emphasises the importance of routine histological analysis, even if a lesion appears benign.
Description: Copyright © 2005 by British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery
RMID: 0020092050
DOI: 10.1302/0301-620X.87B10.16493
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