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Regarding osteoid osteoma (DNB June 2012)
|A||It is a benign bone tumor|
|B||The femur and tibia are the commonest bones involved|
|C||Presents with severe pain that is typically relieved by aspirin|
|D||Radiologically appears as a radiolucent lesion surrounded by dense bone|
|E||Local excision or currettage is curative|
Osteoid osteoma is a benign tumor that mainly affects young adults. The femur and tibia are the commonest bones involved. Pain is often the presenting feature and relief by asprin is almost diagnostic. Local surgery is curative.