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n. pl. chon·dro·mas or chon·dro·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A cartilaginous growth or tumor.

chon·dro′ma·tous (-mə-təs) adj.


n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) pathol a benign cartilaginous growth or neoplasm
chonˈdromatous adj


(kɒnˈdroʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a benign cartilaginous tumor or growth.
[1855–60; < Greek chóndr(os) granule, cartilage + -oma]
chon•dro′ma•tous, adj.
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Noun1.chondroma - a common benign tumor of cartilage cells
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Benign diagnoses include granulomas, hamartomas, organizing pneumonia, abscess or fungal infections, tuberculosis, chondromas, Wegener granulomatoses, arteriovenous malformations, sarcoidoses, hematomas, rounded atelectases, and bronchopulmonary sequestration.
Of these patients, there were 13 cases of giant cell tumor, three periosteal chondromas, as well as three other benign diagnoses.
1] Benign laryngeal tumors include papillomas, hemangiomas, fibromas, chondromas, myxomas, neurofibromas, schwannomas, adenomas, granular cell myoblastoma, lipomas, paragangliomas, leiomyoma, and rhabdomyoma.
Soft tissue chondromas are benign tumours that arise commonly in the hands and feet of adults, but rarely in other locations.
Intracranial chondromas are rare, benign, cartilaginous tumors that constitute about .
multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2, neurofibromatosis type 1, von Hippel Lindau syndrome, or succinate dehydrogenase mutations); a family history of PCC; an incidentally discovered adrenal mass; pressor response to anesthesia, surgery, or angiography; onset of hypertension at a young age (<20 years); idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy; and a history of gastrointestinal stromal tumors or pulmonary chondromas.
Bone lesions that occur in other areas of the body also occur in the oral cavity, including Paget disease, chondromas and osteosarcomas.
IDH1 and IDH2 mutations are frequent events in central chondrosarcoma and central and periosteal chondromas but not in other mesenchymal tumors.
D Van Linthoudt, L Malterre, A Pazera "[Bilateral knee osteoarthritis associated with supracondylar chondromas and popliteal osteochondromas].
Chondromas are slowly growing asymptomatic tumors that are usually discovered incidentally.
However, the differential diagnosis for lesions with this appearance is wide and includes: sebaceous cysts, ossifying hematomas, giant-cell tumors, chondromas, dermoid cysts, foreign body reactions, degenerating fibroxanthomas, metastatic bone formations and osteoma cutis.
Extraskeletal chondromas occur as multiple nodules of synovial chondromatosis within a joint, as a solitary lesion within or adjacent to joint, or as an isolated cartilagenous lesion in the soft tissues, mostly of the hands and feet.