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most common in smokers

squamous cell

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Non-encapsulated. Long zone of transition. Pain at night = deep and boring. Weightloss

malignant tumors

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most common form of cancer in bones (axial and appendicular)

metastasis

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between heads of 3-4 metatarsals

mortons neuroma

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m/c primary bone malignancy in adults
amyloid buildup. inclusion bodies = russell bodies
X-ray: "punched out lesions", Raindrop skull.
Lab: IgG M-Spike, Bence Jones proteinurea, Reverse A/G ratio, Rouleaux formation,
M-Spike on immunophoresis, normocytic, normochromic anemia, Elevated ESR

multiple myeloma
aka plasma cell leukemia/sarcoma

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m/c benign cardiac tumor

myxoma

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aka von recklinghausen dz
cafe au lait spots
"coast of california" appearance

neurofibromatosis

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schwann cell tumor

onion bulb tumor

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m/c seen in neural arch
age 10-30

osteoblastoma