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chondroma

 [kon-dro´mah] (pl. chondromas, chondro´mata)
a tumor or tumorlike growth of cartilage cells. It may remain in the interior or substance of a cartilage or bone (true chondroma, or enchondroma), or may develop on the surface of a cartilage and project under the periosteum of a bone (ecchondroma, or ecchondrosis).

chon·dro·ma

(kon-drō'mă),
A benign neoplasm derived from mesodermal cells that form cartilage.
[chondro- + G. -ōma, tumor]

chondroma

/chon·dro·ma/ (kon-dro´mah) pl. chondromas, chondro´mata   a benign tumor or tumor-like growth of mature hyaline cartilage. It may remain centrally within the substance of a cartilage or bone (enchondroma) or may develop on the surface (juxtacortical or periosteal c.) .
joint chondroma  a mass of cartilage in the synovial membrane of a joint.
synovial chondroma  a cartilaginous body formed in a synovial membrane.

chondroma

(kŏn-drō′mə)
n. pl. chondro·mas or chondro·mata (-mə-tə)
A cartilaginous growth or tumor.

chon·dro′ma·tous (-mə-təs) adj.

chondroma

[kondrō′mə] pl. chondromas, chondromata
a benign, fairly common tumor of cartilage cells that grows slowly within cartilage (enchondroma) or on the surface (ecchondroma). Kinds of chondromas are joint chondroma and synovial chondroma. See also ecchondroma, enchondroma. chondromatous, adj.

chondroma

(1) A benign encapsulated cartilaginous tumour with a lobular growth pattern, which is most commonly seen in young women, often in association with Carney’s triad.
(2) Hamartoma of lung.

chon·dro·ma

(kon-drō'mă)
A benign neoplasm derived from mesodermal cells that form cartilage.
[chondro- + G. -ōma, tumor]

chondroma

A benign tumour of CARTILAGE.

chondroma

benign cartilage neoplasm

chon·dro·ma

(kon-drō'mă)
A benign neoplasm derived from mesodermal cells that form cartilage.
[chondro- + G. -ōma, tumor]

chondroma (kondrō´mə),

n a benign tumor of cartilage. However, many chondrosarcomas arise in preexisting chondromas.

chondroma

a tumor or tumor-like growth of cartilage cells. It may remain in the interior arising from the cartilage of the medullary cavity (true chondroma, or enchondroma), or may develop on the surface of a cartilage and project under the periosteum of a bone (ecchondroma, or ecchondrosis).

chondroma rodens
see multilobular chondroma and osteoma.
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This case emphasizes the clinical features, imaging findings, differential diagnosis, pathological features and management of chondroma, a seldomen-countered pathology.
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Soft tissue chondroma shows multi nucleate giant cells as true hyaline cartilage.
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Considering the radiologic and histopathologic features, the location and the age of the patient, this lesion was most consistent with the diagnosis of a juxtacortical chondroma (periosteal chondroma).
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In tumors with only 1 mesenchymal element, a corresponding benign mesenchymal neoplasm, such as a lipoma or chondroma, should be the main diagnostic consideration.
The differential diagnosis of an intranasal mass is broad; it includes inverting papilloma, benign nasal polyp, squamous cell carcinoma, cartilaginous tumors, adenocarcinoma, melanoma, chondroma, encephalocele, and adenoid cystic carcinoma.
who state that angiofibroma was the most common benign tumor causing proptosis followed by inverted papilloma, chondroma of ethmoid, ossifying fibroma and fibrous histiocytoma.
Carney triad comprises gastric GIST, paraganglioma, and pulmonary chondroma.