Cartilaginous tumours of soft tissue.

  title={Cartilaginous tumours of soft tissue.},
  author={Christopher D. M. Fletcher and Thomas Krausz},
  journal={Applied pathology},
  volume={6 3},
Tumours of soft tissue may manifest cartilaginous differentiation as a primary phenomenon (as in chondromas or extraskeletal myxoid and mesenchymal chondrosarcomas) or as a secondary metaplastic feature (most notably in extraskeletal osteosarcomas or malignant nerve sheath tumours). The literature regarding primary cartilaginous tumours is reviewed and their differential diagnosis discussed. Soft tissue chondromas are noteworthy for their tendency to show significant nuclear pleomorphism… CONTINUE READING