Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 35, Issue 11, pp 805–813 | Cite as

Molecular pathology of chondroid neoplasms: part 1, benign lesions

  • W. C. Bell
  • M. J. Klein
  • M. J. Pitt
  • G. P. SiegalEmail author
Review Article


This two-part review presents an overview of the molecular findings associated with both benign and malignant chondroid neoplasms. This first part presents a brief review of methods in molecular pathology along with a review of the cytogenetic and molecular genetic findings in benign chondroid neoplasms. Clinical aspects of the various lesions are briefly discussed, and each tumor is illustrated with representative radiographic and pathologic images. Malignant chondroid neoplasms will be considered in the second part of this review.


Bizarre parosteal osteochondromatous proliferation Cytogenetics Molecular genetics Chondroma Chondromyxoid fibroma Chondroblastoma Osteochondroma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • W. C. Bell
    • 1
  • M. J. Klein
    • 2
  • M. J. Pitt
    • 3
  • G. P. Siegal
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamBirminghamUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Pathology and Diagnostic Radiology, and the Center for Metabolic Bone DiseaseUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamBirminghamUSA
  3. 3.Department of Diagnostic Radiology, and the Center for Metabolic Bone DiseaseUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamBirminghamUSA
  4. 4.Departments of Pathology, Cell Biology, and Surgery, and the Center for Metabolic Bone DiseaseUniversity of Alabama at BirminghamBirminghamUSA

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