What is femur osteochondroma?

What is femur osteochondroma?

Osteochondroma is an overgrowth of cartilage and bone that happens at the end of the bone near the growth plate. Most often, it affects the long bones in the leg, the pelvis, or the shoulder blade. Osteochondroma is the most common noncancerous bone growth. It most often occurs between ages 10 and 30.

Should I do surgery for osteochondroma?

These bone tumors are diagnosed by X-ray. Children with an osteochondroma should be seen regularly by an orthopaedic doctor because in very rare instances, this benign tumor can turn cancerous. Most of the time, an osteochondroma does not require surgery. If the tumor causes pain, it can be removed by surgery.

How is osteochondroma treated?

If your child’s osteochondroma is causing pain, restricting movement of a joint, or affecting growth, surgical removal may be indicated. Treatment for osteochondroma is generally a simple surgical removal of the lesion from the bone surface.

Should I be worried about osteochondroma?

Should I be Worried? It is rare for osteochondromas to require extensive treatment and surgery and even more rare for the benign bone tumors to become cancerous. Your child’s orthopedic specialist will walk you through the next steps and work with you and your child to monitor the tumor’s growth.

How long does osteochondroma surgery take?

The operation is straight forward taking between 30 minutes to an hour to do. General risks include: infection. wound splitting and a widened scar.

What causes osteochondroma in adults?

The exact cause of osteochondroma is unknown. It does not result from injury. Both males and females are equally likely to develop it. Osteochondromas are thought to be associated with a gene called EXT 1.

Should an osteochondroma be removed?

Osteochondromas that are not causing problems do not need to be removed. However, if any osteochondroma is causing pain or getting much bigger, your doctor may recommend surgical removal. Is osteochondroma a hamartoma? Osteochondroma is a hamartoma, and patients most commonly present in the second decade of life.

Is femur the hardest bone?

When you think about it, it’s no surprise that the femur is the strongest bone in the body, it has to do so much work during your lifetime, and it can’t wear

How does osteochondroma affect muscle formation?

A hard,mass that is painless and does not move

  • Lower-than-normal-height for age
  • One leg or arm that is longer than the other
  • Pressure or irritation with exercise
  • Soreness of the nearby muscles
  • How much is osteochondroma surgery?

    The cost of a Cataract surgery varies between Rs.10,000 to Rs.45000 and the complete cost of the procedure will depend upon the “Type of lens” and the particular “Procedure” chosen for the surgery. The cost of a Cataract Surgery with “Indian Lens” will be Rs.10,000. The cost of a Cataract Surgery with “Imported lens”, will be Rs.20,000.