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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)
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Enchondrom
enkondrom

en·chon·dro·ma

n. encondroma, tumor que se desarrolla en un hueso.
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IDH mutations are also relatively common in enchondromas, chondrosarcoma, intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma, and sinonasal undifferentiated carcinoma.
Fibrous dysplasia, enchondromas, osteochondromas, aneurysmal bone cysts, and eosinophilic granulomas are the most common benign pathologies arising from the bone or cartilage in childhood.
Most of the cases were for treatment of benign bony conditions such as giant cell tumor, UBC, ABC, enchondromas, and chondroblastomas.
Enchondromas are composed of hyaline cartilage arranged in lobules within the central medullary canal.
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The differential diagnosis of hereditary multiple exostoses includes the enchondromatosis, which are a heterogeneous group of syndromes that present with multiple enchondromas associated with pathological fractures, pseudarthrosis, limb shortening, malignant transformation risk, and scoliosis.
2) Although they usually occur spontaneously, they may also arise as a result of malignant degeneration of an endochondroma, as seen in both Maffucci syndrome (a mesodermal dysplasia that causes enchondromas and hemangiomas) and Ollier disease (which manifests as multiple enchondromas).
Human OSs are arising in irradiated bone, in bone affected by Paget's disease, and in skeletal tumors (multiple enchondromas, multiple osteochondromas, fibrous dysplasia, and chondorsarcomas) (34, 35).
Enchondromas are one of the most common benign bone tumors and can often be incidental findings on routine knee radiographs and MRI studies [1].
23) Additional differential diagnoses include benign bony lesions such as aneurysmal bone cysts, unicameral bone cysts, enchondromas, osteochondromas and osteoid osteomas as well as malignant tumors and locally invasive tumors such as osteosarcomas, and giant cell tumors.