Orthopaedics – MCQ 28 – Exotosis

All the statements are true about exotosis, except
A. It occurs at the growing end of bone
B. Growth continues after skeletal maturity
C. It is covered by cartilaginous cap
D. Malignant transformation may occur

Correct answer : B. Growth continues after skeletal maturity

Growth of an exostosis stops with stoppage of growth at epiphyseal plate. (It is not a true neoplasm)

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