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n. pl. os·te·o·mas or os·te·o·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A benign tumor composed of bony tissue, often developing on the skull.
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n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Pathology) a benign tumour composed of bone or bonelike tissue
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(ˌɒs tiˈoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a benign tumor composed of osseous tissue.
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Noun1.osteoma - a slow growing benign tumor of consisting of bone tissue; usually on the skull or mandible
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References in periodicals archive ?
Ginsburg, "Osteoid osteoma: 95 cases and a review of the literature," Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism, vol.
Osteoid osteoma (OO) is the most common benign osteogenic bone tumor (75%-85% of all benign osteogenic bone tumors), and accounts for 4%-5.5% of all primary bone tumors (13).
However, it usually does not have the intense pain pattern that awakens one at night, as does osteoid osteoma. Spinal osteoblastoma presents with neurologic findings and often with progressive scoliosis, as in this case.
Benign osteoblastoma; a category of osteoid--and bone-forming tumors other than classical osteoid osteoma, which may be mistaken for giant-cell tumor or osteogenic sarcoma.
Next commonly occurring benign tumours were Giant cell tumour (10%), Osteoid osteoma (10%).
Osteoid osteoma is one of the more common benign bone lesions that classically presents in children and young adults (7-25 years) with nontraumatic pain that is worse in the evening and responds well to aspirin and other anti-inflammatory medications.
In this case report, we describe our procedure for performing RFA of a metacarpal osteoid osteoma without damage to adjacent tissues.
Osteoid Osteoma: It is commonly found in young men in their 2nd or 3rd decades of life but is rarely seen in older patients.5 It can be present in any bone (cortical or cancellous) but commonly involves lower extremity with femur and tibia.
(18) showed that malignant lesions, such as osteosarcoma and Ewing's, as well as benign finding, such as osteoid osteoma and stress fractures, may show marrow edema or peritumoral edema.
Osteoid osteoma is a benign bone tumor, which represents approximately 10% of all benign bone tumors.
The differential diagnosis for imaging findings of mandibular lesion may include suppurative osteomyelitis, fibrous dysplasia, Paget's disease, osseous neoplasms including osteoid osteoma, osteosarcoma, Ewing's sarcoma, lymphoma, metastases, and Langerhans' cell histiocytosis [14].