Cartilaginous tumors other than chondrosarcoma

Topic Completed: 1 August 2013

Revised: 31 December 2018

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PubMed Search: Mesenchymoma

Related topics: Fibrocartilaginous mesenchymoma, Malignant mesenchymoma of bone

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Also called cartilaginous and vascular hamartoma
  • Chest wall lesion of infancy; usually present at birth
  • Benign
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Primarily cartilaginous with chondroid areas exhibiting endochondral ossification mixed with spindle areas resembling aneurysmal bone cyst
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