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5 Facts you should know about

Adamantinoma

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Predominantly arises in long bones in a subcortical location (95% in the tibia or fibula)

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Occasionally occurs in the jaw, forearm, hands, or feet

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Most commonly, patients are in their 20s or 30s

4

About 20 percent of the time, the tumors spread to the lungs or nearby lymph nodes

5

Treatment consists of wide resection or amputation

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