dyschondroplasia with haemangiomas -->
Maffucci's syndrome
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A rare condition with multiple enchondromata with multiple cavernous haemangiomas. 40-45% of lesions can undergo malignant transformation leading to chondrosarcoma. The haemangiomata may degenerate leading to angiosarcoma.

Compare: Ollier disease.

Synonyms: dyschondroplasia with haemangiomas.

(05 Mar 2000)

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