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Osteoid Osteoma - Pathology pictures

  • Nidus composed of thick vascular bars of osteoblastic tissue surrounded by vascular fibrous tissue finally surrounded by mature reactive cortical bone Contains fibroblasts, osteoblasts and osteoclasts, no marrow element
  • May have a calcified centre in the nidus
Gross photograph of an excised osteoid osteoma which appeared on radiographs as a completely lucent lesion. Note the hyperaemic appearance of the tissue. 


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