[Chondrosarcomas of the hand].

  title={[Chondrosarcomas of the hand].},
  author={Thomas Gohla and Joerg van Schoonhoven and Karl Josef Prommersberger and Ulrich Lanz},
  journal={Handchirurgie, Mikrochirurgie, plastische Chirurgie : Organ der Deutschsprachigen Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Handchirurgie : Organ der Deutschsprachigen Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Mikrochirurgie der Peripheren Nerven und Gefasse : Organ der V...},
  volume={36 5},
BACKGROUND The diagnosis of a chondrosarcoma of the hand can be difficult for the surgeon as well as for the pathologist. The histological criteria for differentiation between chondrosarcoma and chondroma are not well-defined. Nevertheless, distinguishing the two entities is clinically relevant, as chondrosarcomas of the hand, despite their low tendency for metastatic spread, require a prompt and more radical treatment than chondromas. METHOD AND MATERIAL From 1996 to 2003, we treated four… CONTINUE READING

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