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Multiple osteochondromas

Disease definition

Multiple osteochondromas (MO) is characterised by development of two or more cartilage capped bony outgrowths (osteochondromas) of the long bones.

ORPHA:321

  • Synonym(s):
    • Bessel-Hagen disease
    • Multiple cartilaginous exostoses
  • Prevalence: 1-9 / 100 000
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Childhood
  • ICD-10: Q78.6
  • OMIM: 133700  133701  600209
  • UMLS: C0015306  C0206641
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 7035
  • MedDRA: -

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