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Noun1.osteochondroma - benign tumor containing both bone and cartilage; usually occurs near the end of a long bone
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n. osteocondroma, tumor compuesto de elementos óseos y cartilaginosos.
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Osteochondroma occurs frequently as a solitary osteocartilaginous exostosis and rarely as hereditary multiple lesions (Hereditary Multiple Exostoses, HME) [7, 8].
Dahlin and Unni considered the presence of an osteocartilaginous exostosis insufficient reason for surgical extirpation because malignant transformation is so rare.