Cartilage tumor

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Cartilage tumors form in Cartilage tissue. They can be either benign (Chondroma) or malignant (chondrosarcoma).[1] Frequently these tumors appear in bone, and not in pre-existing cartilage tissue.[2] In some cases tumors that formed in other tissues may produce a cartilage-like matrix, an example of this is the pleomorphic adenoma of the salivary glands.


  1. ^ Johnson AE (April 20, 2018). "Low - Grade Cartilage Tumors". Medscape. WebMD LLC. Retrieved September 14, 2018.
  2. ^ Bacchini, Patrizia; Bertoni, Franco (2014-01-01). "Cartilage tumors". Pathology. 46: S5. doi:10.1097/01.PAT.0000454060.23525.07. ISSN 0031-3025.