Imaging of chondrosarcomas

L. Ollivier, D. Vanel, J. Leclère

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Abstract

Chondrosarcoma is the commonest primary sarcoma of bone in adults, with a male predominance. Patients are usually between 30 and 70 years old. Clinical symptoms are pain and tenderness with or without a mass, the average duration of symptoms being 1-2 years, but growth may be very slow, especially for pelvic tumours[1]. Chondrosarcomas characteristically produce coalescent cartilage lobules of various size. The center often becomes necrotic or cystic[1].

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)36-38
Number of pages3
JournalCancer Imaging
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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