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Extraskeletal chondroma with bony destruction

A case report and review of literature

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In the hand, the extraskeletal chondroma is a very rare soft tissue tumor. The diagnostic criteria for distinguishing this tumor are that it is extraskeletal, and that the cortical bone and/or medullary cavity are not involved. A case of an extraskeletal chondroma is presented; it manifested histological features that differed from previously reported cases, and this finally resulted in causing bony destruction.

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Uchinuma, E., Kimata, S., Yamashita, R. et al. Extraskeletal chondroma with bony destruction. Eur J Plast Surg 17, 159–160 (1994).

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