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Chondrosarcoma of the thumb arising from a solitary enchondroma

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Secondary chondrosarcoma of the bone of the hand arising from a solitary enchondroma is a rare entity, with only 16 published cases in the literature. We report the clinicopathologic findings of a new case arising from a preexisting solitary enchondroma. A review of the literature is discussed.

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Peiper, M., Zornig, C. Chondrosarcoma of the thumb arising from a solitary enchondroma. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 116, 246–248 (1997).

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