chondromyxofibroma

chondromyxofibroma

[kon′drōmik′sōfībrō′mə]
Etymology: Gk, chondros + myxa, mucus; L, fibra, fiber, oma, tumor
a benign tumor that develops from cartilage-forming connective tissue. The lesion, typically a firm, grayish-white mass, tends to occur in the knee and small bones of the foot and may be confused with chondrosarcoma. Also called chondromyxoid fibroma.
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