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Hereditary multiple osteochondromas


Other Names for this Disease
  • Hereditary multiple exostoses
  • Hereditary multiple exostosis
  • HMO
  • Multiple exostoses
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  • I have hereditary multiple osteochondromas. My granddaughter has been having swelling of her joints with pain in her hands. I am suspicious that this may be a manifestation of my disease. I had always been under the impression that my children did not have this disease. My father was the one who passed the disease on to my sister and I. I would like to find someone that would like to help me follow up on this and to find out if this could be present in my daughter or grandchildren. Click here for answer

  • I have multiple osteochondromas and experience severe pain in both of my legs. I have had surgery on my left leg, but still have pain in that leg. What can I do to solve this problem? Click here for answer