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Osteochondroma MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Osteochondroma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.450.565.575.610
C05.116.099.708.670
Unique ID
D015831
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015831
Annotation
solitary; note OSTEOCHONDROMAS, MULTIPLE see EXOSTOSES, MULTIPLE HEREDITARY is available; coordinate with BONE NEOPLASMS or specific precoordinated bone/neoplasm term or specific bone + BONE NEOPLASMS
Scope Note
A cartilage-capped benign tumor that often appears as a stalk on the surface of bone. It is probably a developmental malformation rather than a true neoplasm and is usually found in the metaphysis of the distal femur, proximal tibia, or proximal humerus. Osteochondroma is the most common of benign bone tumors.
Entry Term(s)
Chondrosteoma
Exostosis, Cartilaginous
Exostosis, Osteocartilaginous
Previous Indexing
Chondroma (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/05/15
Revision Date
2019/07/02
Osteochondroma Preferred
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