Cartilaginous tumors other than chondrosarcoma

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 2 December 2016, last major update August 2013

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Mesenchymoma

Related topics: Fibrocartilaginous mesenchymoma, Malignant mesenchymoma of bone
Cite this page: Mesenchymoma. website. Accessed September 24th, 2018.
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