enchondromatosismedical dictionary

<orthopaedics> Benign growths of cartilage in the metaphyses of several bones. Typically multiple, these hamartomas of cartilage within bone, may be limited to one extremity or to extremities of one side, femur and tibia most often involved, may degenerate leading to chondrosarcoma.

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(12 Feb 2009)

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