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Bone – Osteoblastoma

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for osteoblastoma. by Ashley Flaman MD and Bibianna Purgina MD FRCPC, reviewed on May 6, 2020 Quick facts An osteoblastoma is a rare non-cancerous type of bone tumour. They generally occur in children and young adults but can occasionally occur in older adults. The …
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Bone – Osteoid osteoma

This article will help you read and understand your pathology report for osteoid osteoma. by Ashley Flaman MD and Bibianna Purgina MD FRCPC, reviewed on May 5, 2020 Quick facts • An osteoid osteoma is a common, non-cancerous bone tumour. • The most common symptom is pain, which may be severe and is often worse …
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Pheochromocytoma

by Ashley Flaman MD and Bibianna Purgina MD FRCPC, reviewed on May 4, 2020 Quick facts: A pheochromocytoma is a relatively rare tumour that starts from the specialized neuroendocrine cells in the medulla of the adrenal gland. Hormones produced by the tumour cells can cause symptoms such as a racing heart, headaches, sweating, and high …
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Paraganglioma

by Ashley Flaman MD and Bibianna Purgina MD FRCPC, reviewed on May 4, 2020 Quick facts: A paraganglioma is a relatively rare tumour that arises from the specialized neuroendocrine cells in the paraganglia. Hormones produced by the tumour cells can cause symptoms such as a racing heart, headaches, sweating, and high blood pressure. Most (about …
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