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Chondroma: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Chondroma is available below.

Symptoms of Chondroma

Treatments for Chondroma

  • Treatment varies depending on various factors such as the patient's health and age, personal choice, presence of symptoms and extent of the disease. Surgical removal (curettage) of the chondroma is the most common treatment of problematic tumors of this type
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Chondroma: Complications

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Causes of Chondroma

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Less Common Symptoms of Chondroma

Chondroma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Chondroma

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Hospitals & Clinics: Chondroma

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Chondroma: Rare Types

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Prognosis for Chondroma

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

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Definitions of Chondroma:

A common benign tumor of cartilage cells - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

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More information about Chondroma

  1. Chondroma: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
  9. Prognosis

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