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Osteochondroma is an overgrowth of cartilage and bone at the end of the bone near the growth plate. Most often, it affects the long bones in the leg, the pelvis, or the shoulder blade.
An osteoid osteoma is a type of bone tumor. It isn't cancer (benign). It remains in the same place it starts. It won't spread to other bones or parts of your body. Read on to learn more.
Osteomyelitis is an inflammation or swelling of bone tissue. It’s most often caused by an infection. Bone infection may occur for many reasons and can affect children or adults.
Osteoporosis is a disease that causes weak, thinning bones. This leaves the bones at greater risk of breaking. The bones most often affected are the hips, spine, and wrists.