CNS tumor
Mesenchymal and other tumors

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

Revised: 8 September 2017, last major update January 2006

Copyright: (c) 2002-2017,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Chondroma [title] CNS tumor

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Chondroma. website. Accessed June 20th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Arises from bones of skull
  • Rarely in meninges or CNS parenchyma
  • Angiography: vascular mass displacing adjacent cortical vessels
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Mature hyaline cartilage
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Mature hyaline
cartilage with
surrounding small
vessels (page 891)