What is a chondroblastoma?
A chondroblastoma is a rare type of benign bone tumor. This tumor develops from cartilage cells that cover the bones of various joints. Benign tumors are abnormal growths of cells that have formed a mass. Benign tumors are not cancerous because they do not spread to other areas of the body. Chondroblastomas are most common in teenagers and may interfere with joint function.
What are the symptoms of a chondroblastoma?
Symptoms of chondroblastoma include joint swelling, joint pain, and joint stiffness.
How does the doctor treat a chondroblastoma?
Treatment for larger chondroblastoma includes surgery and protective splints.
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