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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.
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n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
(Pathology) pathol a benign cartilaginous growth or neoplasm
chonˈdromatous adj
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(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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On the other hand, the similarly named Carney triad is a nonhereditary allelic condition that typically occurs in young females and is characterized by gastric GIST, PGL, and pulmonary chondroma. (7) In contrast to Carney-Stratakis syndrome, no inherited trait has been established in Carney triad although there is a possibility that deletions within the 1pcen13-q21 region, which harbors the SDHC gene, and epigenetic alteration of SDHC such as aberrant DNA hypermethylation, could be possible mechanisms for tumor development in Carney triad.
Also, chondrolipoma should be differentiated from skeletal chondroma. The chondroid component of chondrolipoma is focal and lacks any lobular arrangement.
The other objective of this study was to compare the patients with chondroma lacia patellae (chondromalacia group) and the patients with a normal cartilage (normal group), whether there was a significance difference in the distribution of five patellar maltracking measurements.
Extraskeletal ossifying chondroma in Hoffa's fat pad: an unusual cause of anterior knee pain.
Differential diagnosis of heterotopic cartilage includes benign conditions like impacted or organized fetal parts in the uterus, chondroma, teratoma, and malignant conditions like malignant mixed mullerian tumor (MMMT).3
CT with three-dimensional reconstruction is essential to differentiate coronoid process hyperplasia from other conditions, such as ankylosis, neoplastic coronoid (chondroma or osteochondroma), traumas, and thickened, but not elongated, coronoid processes.
Dubai: Surgeons at Zulekha Hospital Dubai have successfully excised a rare nasal chondroma, a benign cartilaginous tumour, in a 43-year-old patient.
The radiological appearances are usually nonspecific, and differential diagnoses include calcifying schwannoma, chondroma, myositis ossificans, tumoral calcinosis, chondrosarcoma, and synovial sarcoma [13].
The lesion was diagnosed as a chondroma of the gingiva.
This translocation is also described in pulmonary chondroid hamartomas [30] and in one case of soft tissue chondroma [31].
Another rare nonmalignant tumor to be considered was pulmonary chondroma as a part of the Carney triad which typically affects young females [5].