Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Osteoid Osteoma Outlook

What to expect with osteoid osteoma:

  • Osteoid osteomas are slow-growing and may resolve without treatment.
  • Most osteoid osteomas respond very well to treatment.
  • About 10 percent of tumors recur after treatment.
  • These tumors rarely become cancerous.

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Last Updated: Dec 22, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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