Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Chondrosarcoma Symptoms

The most common symptom of chondrosarcoma is a dull, deep, bone pain that is worse at night. Additional symptoms of chondrosarcoma may include:

Other symptoms depend on the location of the chondrosarcoma:

Bone cancer can cause a structural weakening of the bone. If the bone becomes too weak, a fracture can occur. This is called a pathologic fracture.

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Last Updated: Jan 23, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Chondrosarcoma References
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