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PubMed search: secondary [title] chondrosarcoma bone

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N Secondary. website. Accessed October 19th, 2019.
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
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