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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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The patient's right lower quadrant abdominal pain resolved following resection of the bladder chondroma, suggesting it may have been related to the tumour, as reported in an earlier case.
In convexity chondroma, removing the dural attachment along with the tumor is recommended.
Extension notwithstanding, only conservative surgery with clear margins is indicated for both chondrosarcoma and chondroma.
Our patient presented an extraskeletal chondroma over the posterior aspect of the Achilles tendon that developed into the subcutaneous tissue of the Achilles bursa producing posterior heel pain.
These include Hoffa's disease, IFP ossification, solitary intra-articular chondroma, acquired intra-articular osteochondroma, intracapsular chondroma, para-articular chondroma/osteochondroma and capsular osteoma.
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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).
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.
Other less-challenging differential diagnostic considerations include benign tumors, such as extraskeletal chondroma and hibernoma.
The differential diagnosis of a laryngeal mass includes hyperplastic mucosal polyp, mucus retention cyst, laryngocele, myoma, chondroma, papilloma, adenoma, lymphangioma, hemangioma, benign lipoma, and malignant liposarcoma.
In keeping with the ossification, osteocartilaginous tumors may occur in the larynx, including chondrosarcoma, chondroma, and, less frequently, osteoma, osteosarcoma, and giant cell tumor.
Concerning histology, chondroma and chondrosarcoma of the middle ear were the main differential diagnoses.