osteogenic lesion

osteogenic lesion

A generic term for any lesion or proliferation characterised by bone formation.

Examples
• Benign—Fibroblastoma, osteoblastoma, osteoid osteoma.
• Malignant—Osteosarcoma, metastatic carcinoma of the breast, kidney, prostate.
References in periodicals archive ?
Osteoma is a benign slow growing osteogenic lesion characterised by proliferation of compact or cancellous bone.
Paranasal sinus osteomas are benign osteogenic lesions, often diagnosed incidentally on computed tomography (CT).
Histopathological diagnosis is necessary for differential diagnosis from other osteogenic lesions, especially ossifying fibroma and fibrous dysplasia.
A simple diagnostic algorithm is proposed for the histologic discrimination of osteogenic lesions arising from the bone cortical surface (Figure 4).