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Osteochondroma is the most common type of benign bone tumor, but it rarely affects the spine. The patient, a 43-year-old female, was admitted with a 4-year history of slowly-progressive paraparesis and sensory disturbance. Spinal X-ray films and myelography showed an epidural mass and enlarged pedicle of the third thoracic vertebra. Computed tomography (CT) scans of this le sion presented characteristic features compatible with osteochondroma. This diagnosis was con firmed by surgery and bydoi:10.2176/nmc.26.487 pmid:2430210 fatcat:56swiyxe6vfwrku6q2z2u75vbu