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Commonest benign bone tumour?

Osteochondroma

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Who gets osteoid osteoma?

Children and young adults

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Symptoms of osteoid osteoma?

Dull pain, worse at night
Disappears quickly with NSAIDs

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Feature of osteoid osteoma?

Radiolucent nidus surrounded by intense sclerotic halo

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Locally aggressive tumour, "soap bubble" appearance on X-ray, can metastasise to lung... ?

Giant cell tumour

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Where are giant cell tumours often found?

around the knee

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Deformity seen in fibrous dysplasia

Shepherds crook

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Are aneurysmal bone cysts painful or painless?

Painfull
(and; locally aggressive)

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Commonest malignant bone tumour?

Osteosarcoma

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Where are chondrosarcomas found?

pelvis and proximal femur

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is chondrosarcoma responsive to chemo?

no

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Bone tumour with poorest prognosis

Ewings sarcoma

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Where does multiple myeloma cause bone destruction?

axial skeleton

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When does osteochondroma tend to present?

under 20

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Where are giant cell tumours often found?

around the knee

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Deformity seen in fibrous dysplasia

Shepherds crook

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Are aneurysmal bone cysts painful or painless?

Painfull
(& locally aggressive)

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Commonest malignant bone tumour?

Osteosarcoma

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60% of osteosarcomas involve bones around...

the knee

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10% of osteosarcomas have ??? at diagnosis

Pulmonary mets

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age of presentation of Ewing's sarcoma?

young: 10 - 20

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What does multiple myeloma often cause?

renal failure

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commonest benign soft tissue tumour

lipoma

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common types of bursitis

pre patellar
olecranon
bunions