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What is Chondroma?

What is Chondroma?

  • Chondroma: A type of tumor that develops from cartilage tissue. The can occur on any part of the bone: enchondromas form inside the bone marrow and periosteal chondromas form on the surface of the bone.
  • Chondroma: a common benign tumor of cartilage cells.
    Source - WordNet 2.1

Chondroma: Introduction

Types of Chondroma:

Broader types of Chondroma:

How serious is Chondroma?

Prognosis of Chondroma: Most chondromas develop during childhood and cause few if any symptoms. Chondromas tend to stop growing when the skeleton matures.
Complications of Chondroma: see complications of Chondroma

What causes Chondroma?

Causes of Chondroma: see causes of Chondroma

What are the symptoms of Chondroma?

Symptoms of Chondroma: see symptoms of Chondroma

Complications of Chondroma: see complications of Chondroma

Chondroma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Chondroma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Chondroma.

How is it treated?

Treatments for Chondroma: see treatments for Chondroma

Name and Aliases of Chondroma

Main name of condition: Chondroma

Other names or spellings for Chondroma:

Chondroma (benign)


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