Multiple osteochondromas

@article{Bove2008MultipleO,
  title={Multiple osteochondromas},
  author={Judith V M G Bov{\'e}e},
  journal={Orphanet Journal of Rare Diseases},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={3 - 3}
}
Multiple osteochondromas (MO) is characterised by development of two or more cartilage capped bony outgrowths (osteochondromas) of the long bones. The prevalence is estimated at 1:50,000, and it seems to be higher in males (male-to-female ratio 1.5:1). Osteochondromas develop and increase in size in the first decade of life, ceasing to grow when the growth plates close at puberty. They are pedunculated or sessile (broad base) and can vary widely in size. The number of osteochondromas may vary… CONTINUE READING
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