enchondroma


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enchondroma

(ˌɛnkənˈdrəʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) pathol a benign cartilaginous tumour, most commonly in the bones of the hands or feet
[C19: New Latin from Greek, from en-2 + khondros cartilage]
ˌenchonˈdromatous adj
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Noun1.enchondroma - benign slow-growing tumor of cartilaginous cells at the ends of tubular bones (especially in the hands and feet)
Translations
Enchondrom
enkondrom

en·chon·dro·ma

n. encondroma, tumor que se desarrolla en un hueso.
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A case of enchondroma of the skull base--a manifestation of generalized chondromatosis [in Japanese].
In the distal region of the CHS, a circumscribed area of calcified cartilage matrix was seen, containing lacunae with necrotic cells, which suggested a pre-existing enchondroma.
Grade 1 (low grade) chondrosarcoma is hypocellular and similar histologically to enchondroma.
While the lesion is composed of benign cartilage, the appearance is more active than an enchondroma, and may be confused with chondrosarcoma.
A healing pathologic fracture through an enchondroma or aneurysmal bone cyst can have a similar radiographic appearance and create diagnostic uncertainty.
Maffucci's syndrome associated with intracranial enchondroma and aneurysm: Case report.
Chondrosarcoma is a primary malignant tumor derived from cartilage cells, which arise de novo, or as secondary chondrosarcoma due to malignant transformation of an exostosis or enchondroma.
Because of the osteolytic appearance of pacchionian granulations on roentgenograms, the differential diagnosis includes all other osteolytic lesions of the calvarial bone, including dermoid/epidermoid cyst, osteoma, enchondroma, fibroma, fibrous dysplasia, and calvarial hemangioma.
The left small finger mass was reported as an enchondroma or low grade chondrosarcoma (Fig 2).
They reported findings consistent with ossified enchondroma after post-surgical histopathological examination of the dissected material.
Differential diagnosis includes expansile lytic lesions of bone, such as aneurysmal bone cyst, simple bone cyst, enchondroma and fibrous dysplasia, as well as giant cell tumour if the lesion is situated in the epiphysis.
Secondary chondrosarcomas occur in preexisting benign car tilaginous neoplasms, such as a complication of a preexisting enchondroma or osteochondroma (1, 2).