Chondrosarcoma

Abstract

Chondrosarcomas represent a heterogeneous collection of malignant tumors that produce cartilage matrix as a hallmark to the disease. The tumors vary in their clinical presentation, radiographic appearance, and biologic aggressiveness. Depending on the grade of the lesion, recommended treatment for chondrosarcoma is surgical curettage or wide resection. There is no current role for adjuvant therapies. This article reviews the presentation, pitfalls, and treatment of these challenging malignancies.

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