Codman's tumour

Codman's tumour

A benign cartilaginous tumour (chondroblastoma) that arises in the epiphyses of long bones (e.g., femur, humerus and tibia), which may also occur in the vertebrae. The tumour was described by Ernest Armory Codman (1869–1940), an American surgeon.
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DISCUSSION: Chondroblastoma or Codman's Tumour is a benign chondroid neoplasm that nearly always arise in the epiphyseal region of bones before physeal closure.
KEYWORDS: Codman's Tumour, Epiphyseal Tumour, Curettage.