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formation of multiple chondromas.
synovial chondromatosis a rare condition in which cartilage is formed in the synovial membrane of joints, tendon sheaths, or bursae, sometimes becoming detached and producing a number of loose bodies.
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Presence of multiple tumor-like foci of cartilage.
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The presence of multiple chondromas.
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Presence of multiple tumorlike foci of cartilage.
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chondromatosisMultiple benign cartilage tumours in bone occurring most commonly in the hands. A spontaneous break (pathological fracture) sometimes occurs from thinning and weakening of bone.
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