osteoma medullaremedical dictionary

An osteoma containing spaces that are filled (or partly filled) with various elements of bone marrow.

Osteoid osteoma, a painful benign neoplasm that usually originates in one of the bones of the lower extremities, especially the femur or tibia of adolescent and young adult persons; characterised by a nidus (usually no larger than 1 cm in diameter) that consists of osteoid material, vascularised osteogenic stroma, and poorly formed bone; around the nidus there is a relatively large zone of reactive thickening of the cortex.

Osteoma spongiosum, an osteoma that consists chiefly of cancellous bone tissue.

(05 Mar 2000)

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