chondromyxoid fibroma


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chon·dro·myx·oid fi·bro·ma

an uncommon benign bone tumor, occurring most frequently in the tibia of adolescents and young adults, composed of lobulated myxoid tissue with scanty chondroid foci.

chondromyxoid fibroma

chondromyxoid fibroma

A focally aggressive tumour which arises in the femoral and proximal tibial metaphyses of young (< age 30) adults.
 
Imaging
Eccentric, punched out lytic lesion with peripheral sclerosis; it may extend into soft tissue.

chon·dro·myx·oid fi·bro·ma

, chondromyxoma (kon'drō-miks'oyd fī-brō'mă, kon'drō-mik-sō'mă)
An uncommon benign bone tumor, occurring most frequently in the tibia of adolescents and young adults, composed of lobulated myxoid tissue with scanty chondroid foci.
Synonym(s): chondrofibroma.
References in periodicals archive ?
Chondromyxoid fibroma of the skull base: Differential diagnosis and radiotherapy: Two case reports and a review of the literature.
Chondromyxoid fibroma of the skull base: A tumor which may be confused with chordoma and chondrosarcoma.
Chondromyxoid fibroma of bone: Thirty-six cases with clinicopathologic correlation.
DISCUSSION: Chondromyxoid fibroma (CMF) is an uncommon benign primary tumor of bone that was first described by Jaffe and Lichtenstein in 1948.
There are incidences of bone tumors like osteosarcoma arising following radiotherapy, (3) but we have not come across cases of chondromyxoid fibroma arising following radiotherapy in the literature.
Chondromyxoid fibroma of skull base is a rare entity.
Chondromyxoid Fibroma of Sphenoid Sinus with Unusual Calcifications: Case Report with Literature Review.
Schajowicz F, Gallardo H, Chondromyxoid fibroma (fibromyxoid chondroma) of bone.