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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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Tests & Diagnosis

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Is genetic testing available for hereditary multiple osteochondromas?

GeneTests lists the names of laboratories that are performing genetic testing for hereditary multiple osteochondromas. To view the contact information for the clinical laboratories conducting testing for the EXT1 gene, click here.  To view the contact information for the clinical laboratories conducting testing for the EXT2 gene, click here.

Please note:  Most of the laboratories listed through GeneTests do not accept direct contact from patients and their families; therefore, if you are interested in learning more, you will need to work with a health care provider or a genetics professional.  Below, we provide a list of online resources that can assist you in locating a genetics professional near you.
Last updated: 6/1/2011


Other Names for this Disease
  • Hereditary multiple exostoses
  • Hereditary multiple exostosis
  • HMO
  • Multiple exostoses
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.