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Meet Arty, or what the doctors call intra articular osteochondroma.

Bob Burrows: In the Front Row: The knee bone's connected to...what!?

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I didn’t know whether to be flattered or disgusted when the doctor told me, “Yours is the biggest I’ve ever seen!”

I was sitting in the exam room, my right pant leg rolled up past my knee, while the doctor showed me pictures of what appeared to be a cross between a bloody soup bone and a hunk of suet.

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It measured eight inches long and about three-and-a-half inches wide. Two weeks earlier the surgeon had removed it from my right knee.

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