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16 Cards in this Set

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what is the inheritance pattern of multiple hereditary exostosis?
what is the typical location in the bone of enchondromas?
medulla of bone
what is Ollier's disease?
multiple enchondromas
what is maffucci syndrome?
multiple enchondroma's with hemangiomas
what is the favored location of origin of chondroblastoma?
what is the characteristic mineralization pattern seen frequently in chondroblastoma?
calcified network around the tumor cells AKA chicken wire
what syndrome is associated with multiple osteomas?
gardner's syndrome
what bones are most commonly involved with osteoma?
flat bones of face and skull
what tumor is most commonly seen in men in teens and 20's, in the femur or tibia, and is characterized by nocturnal pain which is relieved by asprin?
osteoid osteoma
what bones are commonly involved with osteoblastoma?
the spine, especially posterior elements
what is the most common primary malignant tumor of bone?
what is the age distribution of osteosarcoma?
10 to 25 year olds with a second peak after 40, 70 % occur before 20
what is the most common location of osteosarcoma?
metaphysis of long bones, usually the knee
what is the manner of spread in metastatic osteosarcoma?
metastasizes to the lungs
why is histological grading important in the diagnosis of chondrosarcoma?
it indicates prognosis and the biologic behavior of the cancer
what is the typical location in bone of giant cell tumors?
epiphyseal and metaphyseal areas