chondrosarcoma

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chondrosarcoma

a malignant cartilageous tumor that most frequently invades the long bones, pelvis, and the scapula.
See also: Cancer
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Noun1.chondrosarcoma - a malignant neoplasm of cartilage cells
sarcoma - a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer
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chon·dro·sar·co·ma

[MIM*215300]
n. condrosarcoma, tumor maligno de un cartílago.

chondrosarcoma

n condrosarcoma m
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As chondrosarcomas of the trachea are exceedingly rare, a review of other head and neck chondrosarcoma subsites and whole body sites with treatment analysis should also be considered when discussing treatment options.
Due to this increased cellularity and the similarity between enchondromas and malignant chondrosarcomas, distinction between them can be difficult based on histopathology alone.
Recombinant human PDCD5 sensitizes chondrosarcomas to cisplatin chemotherapy in vitro and in vivo .
Chondrosarcomas commonly arise from any structure derived from cartilaginous precursors.
They address decision making, the safety and efficacy of surgery, interventional options, radiation therapy for primary bone tumors, medical oncology principles, spina osteoid osteomas and osteoblastomas, aneurysmal bone cysts and giant cell tumors, choromas, chondrosarcomas, osteogenic sarcomas and Ewing's sarcomas, margins in tumor resection, determining the right approach, spinopelvic reconstruction/fixation and fusion, structural graft selection, wound closure, and complications and their avoidance.
Chondrosarcomas cause injury by compressing and invading critical structures within the skull base.
Chondrosarcomas (10%) and fibrosarcomas and hemangiosarcomas (7%) are encountered less frequently (Dorn et al., 1968).
Chest wall chondrosarcomas are a rare cause for an anterior mediastinal mass.
Among their topics are the anatomy of the sellar and parasellar region, the radiologic evaluation and diagnosis for pathology in the region, medical evaluation and management, ophthalmologic evaluation and management, the surgical treatment of meningiomas, the surgical treatment of chordomas and chondrosarcomas, trans-sphernoidal approaches to the sellar and parasellar area, radiation therapy, and chemotherapy options.
Diseases include chondrosarcomas, metastatic carcinoma to bone, bone cysts, lipomas, achondroplasia, the Ehlers-Danos syndromes, Marfan syndrome, osteosclerotic disorders, Hunter's disease, clinical gout and hyperuricemia, and hypoparathyroidism.
Extraskeletal osteogenic sarcomas and chondrosarcomas in children.