Benign tumours and tumour like lesions of bone

Muhammad Atif, Obada Hussein Ali Hasan, Umair Ashraf, Mohammad Mustafa, Masood Umer

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Over the last century, there has been a remarkable development in the study of benign bone tumours. This is primarily due to the improved knowledge of the nature of these lesions and improved imaging technology. They present as a diverse group of clinical and pathological entities, which vary in their clinical behaviour and aggressiveness and, hence, multidisciplinary approach is necessary in their management. Combined opinion from an orthopaedic surgeon, radiologist and a pathologist is therefore required. Incidence of these tumours is debatable because they are often asymptomatic. Many protocols have been reported in studies with respect to the management of these tumours based on the experience of different centres and different surgeons with no set guidelines. English-language studies, including case reports, case series and systemic reviews, from PubMed, ERIC, MEDLINE, EMBASE and Cochrane Reviews databases from 2002 to 2016 were included in the current. Articles reporting all levels of evidence — Level I to V — were included.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1502-1507
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2018


  • Benign tumours
  • Benign tumours of bone
  • Bone tumours
  • Tumour like lesions


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