enchondroma

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enchondroma

[‚en‚kän′drō·mə]
(medicine)
A benign tumor composed of dysplastic cartilage cells, occurring in the metaphysis of cylindric bones, especially of the hands and feet.
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Enchondroma versus chondrosarcoma in the appendicular skeleton: differentiating features.
Conclusions: In the setting of pain with no other abnormal findings, MRI can differentiate between bone infarct and enchondromas usually, but chondrosarcoma versus enchondroma must be differentiated with biopsy.
A 58-year-old male with multiple enchondromas experienced malignant degeneration of one into a chondrosarcoma of the distal femur.
2) Considered a subtype of enchondromatosis, Maffucci syndrome presents with multiple enchondromas that are associated with soft tissue hemangiomas.
Radiopharmaceutical uptake can vary greatly depending upon local reactive bone formation, ossification of the enchondromas, and local hyperemia.
The hands and fingers were diffusely enlarged secondary to enchondromas (figure 3).
When multiple enchondromas are present in a single patient, the condition is called generalized enchondromatosis.
Several lesions that can be polyostotic include multiple hereditary exostoses, enchondromas, fibrous dysplasia and, occasionally, eosinophilic granulomas.
On the other hand, diagnoses specific to older patients include metastasis, multiple myeloma, enchondroma, and subchondral cysts.
While the lesion is composed of benign cartilage, the appearance is more active than an enchondroma, and may be confused with chondrosarcoma.
Maffucci's syndrome associated with intracranial enchondroma and aneurysm: Case report.
desmoid tumors, leiomyomas, fibroadenomas, any collagen-producing tumor Enchondroma and chondrosarcomas Malignant: Synovial sarcoma, high-grade sarcomas, undifferentiated sarcomas;GIST?