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Case No. 14: Enchondroma – Benign Bone Tumor

Case No 14 Enchondroma
Case No 14 Enchondroma

Modality:

X-Ray Of Hand.

Description:

X-ray of hand show intramedullary lucent lesion with
chondroid calcification occupying the entire shaft of the 1st metacarpal bone.
No cortical break or periosteal reaction noted.

Differential Diagnosis:

  • Low-grade chondrosarcoma.
  • Bone Infarct.
  • Intraosseous ganglion.
  • Sarcoidosis.
  • Tuberculosis.

Diagnosis:

Enchondroma

Key Points:

Enchondromas are common benign medullary cartilaginous neoplasms.
Ollier disease and Maffucci syndrome are associated with multiple enchondromas.
Enchondromas are expansile and are purely lytic when occurs in phalanges.

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