What is osteochondroma?
Also known as: Exostosis.
An osteochondroma is a common non-cancerous tumor of bone that typically grows near the growth plate, the area of cartilage near the ends of the long bones (knee and upper arm).
The tumor stops growing when puberty is completed and is usually found in boys.
Reviewed by: Jack Wolfsdorf, MD, FAAP
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