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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.
On CT, chondromas are well circumscribed, extra-axial lesions that can be iso- or hypodense to brain.
Steiner GC, Meushar N, Norman A, Present D: Intracapsular and paraarticular chondromas.
Juxtacortical chondroma of the leftproximal medial metaphyseal tibia
Gastric stromal sarcoma, pulmonary chondroma, and extraadrenal paraganglioma (Carney Triad): natural history, adrenocortical component, and possible familial occurrence.
2) Its predominant single site is fingers, where more than 80% of extra skeletal chondroma are found.
However, the clear educational message here is that when there is a midline lesion showing scalloping or destruction of surrounding bones, nasal chondroma must also be considered as a differential diagnosis.
Extension notwithstanding, only conservative surgery with clear margins is indicated for both chondrosarcoma and chondroma.
Since the first case report by Morgan in 1842, approximately 150 cases of head and neck chondroma have been recorded in the English-language literature.
Primary cartilaginous neoplasms of the larynx include chondromas and chondrosarcomas.
Of the 250 cases that have been reported--all before 1989--72% were chondromas and the rest were chondrosarcomas.
Differential diagnosis of bone tumors Bone Tumor Age Common Location Periosteal chondroma Children and Adults Proximal humerus, M>F 2:1 proximal and distal femur, and the phalanges of the hands and feet.