BPOP

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BPOP

Bizarre parosteal osteochondromatous proliferation of bone. A rare benign lesion which presents as a discrete bony mass near the cortical surface of small bones of the hands and feet, less commonly the ulna, radius, tibia, femur, fibula or humerus.

Clinical findings
Generally asymptomatic; more common in young adults, some with a prior history of trauma.

DiffDx
Osteochondroma, parosteal osteosarcoma, myositis ossificans, periostitis.

Management
Simple excision.

Prognosis
Up to half of cases recur.