• Mario Campanacci


It is a benign tumor composed of osteoblasts producing osteoid and bone. Its histology is usually similar to that of the osteoid osteoma, from which it is distinguished by symptoms, anatomo-imaging features and course. There are, however, transitional cases between an osteoid osteoma and an osteoblastoma (giant osteoid osteomas, rare cases of evolution from osteoid osteomas to osteoblastomas).


Bone Tumor Giant Cell Tumor Osteoid Osteoma Aneurysmal Bone Cyst Permeative Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Campanacci
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly

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