Dr. Beauchamp describes a neoplastic bone tumor.
A neoplastic bone tumor is one that is a growth that’s occurring, a new growth that’s occurring in bone as opposed to a developmental abnormality. So, if you had a tumor that suddenly appeared in the bone and began to grow independently, that is a neoplastic tumor.
About Dr. Beauchamp, M.D.:
Dr. Christopher P. Beauchamp, M.D., is an orthopedic surgery and Associate Professor of Orthopedics at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona. He focuses specifically on musculoskeletal oncology, adult reconstructive orthopedics, bone and soft tissue sarcomas, and infected, failed joint arthroplasty.