Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Enchondroma Outlook

What to expect with enchondroma:

  • Most enchondromas respond well to treatment and do not reoccur.
  • Rarely, an enchondroma may turn into a malignant tumor, such as a chondrosarcoma, many years after the initial diagnosis.

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Last Updated: Mar 16, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Enchondroma References
  1. Flemming DJ, Murphey MD. Enchondroma and chondrosarcoma. Semin Musculoskelet Radiol. 2000;4(1):59-71. [11061692]
  2. Weiner SD. Enchondroma and chondrosarcoma of bone: clinical, radiologic, and histologic differentiation. Instr Course Lect. 2004;53:645-9. [15116654]
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