Malignant neoplasm derived from cartilage cells
[OCOSH Code: D002813 14990007 M9220/3 OO_CTN_NON_CS]
- Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma (5)
- Internet resources relating to Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma, a rare aggressive variant of chondrosarcoma, characterized by a biphasic histologic pattern of small compact cells intermixed with islands of cartilaginous matrix. Mesenchymal chondrosarcomas have a predilection for flat bones; long tubular bones are rarely affected. They tend to occur in the younger age group and are highly metastatic.
MeSH Search Term "Chondrosarcoma, Mesenchymal"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M9240/3 Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma
SNOMED-CT Term Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma (morphologic abnormality) Concept ID: 56565002
OCOSH Code: D018211 56565002 OO_CTN_NON_CS_M
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Cartilage tumors vary in severity from benign enchondroma to low-grade malignant chondrosarcoma to the highest-grade dedifferentiated chondrosarcoma. Chondrosarcoma is the second most common primary malignant bone tumor, accounting for 10-20% of all primary bony malignancies (Healey, 1986; Rizzo, 2001). Enchondroma, which consists of benign endosteal cartilage, is much more common...
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