Other tumors of bone

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

Revised: 18 October 2016, last major update June 2005

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PubMed search: osteochondromyxoma

Cite this page: Osteochondromyxoma. website. Accessed October 20th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Rare congenital bone tumor presenting with painless mass
  • Associated with Carney complex (familial lentinginous and multiorgan tumor syndrome, Am J Surg Pathol 2001;25:164)
  • Sites: nasal region, tibia, radius
  • Resection, but recurs if incompletely excised
Gross description
  • Gelatinous, cartilaginous, bony
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Sheets and lobules of bland cells in myxomatous, cartilaginous, osseous, and hyaline fibrous matrix
  • Low to moderate cellularity
  • Erodes bone and frequently extends into soft tissue