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Commonest benign bone tumour

Osteochondroma

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The lesion is normally lucent but can undergo mineralisation with a patchy sclerotic appearance

Enchondroma

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Characteristic "soap bubble" appearance on x-ray

Giant cell tumour

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Where do giant cell tumours most commonly occur

Around the knee and distal radius

5

A small niddus of immature bone surrounded by an intense sclerotic halo

Osteoid osteoma
-most commonly occur in adolescence

6

Browns tumour

Causes by hyperparathyroidism
(because of massive bone turnover or something)

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Margin when removing a bone tumour?

3-4 cm

8

Cancer of endothelial cells in bone?

Ewings sarcoma

9

How do you diagnose myeloma?

Plasma protein electrophoresis
-HIGH level of PARAPROTEIN
and early morning urine collection for BENCE JONES PROTEINS

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Tumours which most commonly metastasise to bone?
Beautiful
People
Look
Really
Thin

Breast
Prostate
Lung
Renal cell carcinoma
Thyroid