"Osteochondroma" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
- Exostosis, Cartilaginous
- Cartilaginous Exostoses
- Cartilaginous Exostosis
- Exostoses, Cartilaginous
- Exostosis, Osteocartilaginous
- Exostoses, Osteocartilaginous
- Osteocartilaginous Exostoses
- Osteocartilaginous Exostosis
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Osteochondroma".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Osteochondroma".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Osteochondroma" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Osteochondroma" was a major or minor topic of these publication.