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

Revised: 23 November 2016, last major update June 2005

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PubMed search: secondary [title] chondrosarcoma bone

Cite this page: Secondary. website. Accessed December 12th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Approximately 10% - 15% of chondrosarcomas arise secondary to a preexisting condition, including exostosis (solitary or multiple), chondrodysplasia, multiple chondromas
  • Usually low grade with excellent prognosis
  • Patients usually younger than conventional chondrosarcoma
  • Usually presents as change in size or symptoms of preexisting lesion
Differential diagnosis