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Multiple Enchondromatosis Wheeless

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Description: Multiple Enchodromatosis (Ollier's Disease) Discussion: - originally was described by Ollier in late 1800's; - characterized by multiple enchondroma lesions primarily located w/ in the metaphyseal regions of tubular bones; - usually diagnosed in childhood; - pts w/ Ollier's dz have increased risk of a secondary chondrosarcoma developing later in life; - risk is about 25% by age 40 yrs

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Added: Wed Mar 28 2007