Secondary chondrosarcoma in osteochondromas. Medullary extension in 15 of 45 cases.

@article{Wuisman1997SecondaryCI,
  title={Secondary chondrosarcoma in osteochondromas. Medullary extension in 15 of 45 cases.},
  author={Paul I. J. M. Wuisman and Paul C. Jutte and Toshifumi Ozaki},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  year={1997},
  volume={68 4},
  pages={396-400}
}
We reviewed 45 secondary chondrosarcomas: 16 arising in solitary osteochondromas and 29 in 27 patients with multiple osteochondromas. Less than radical or wide primary surgery resulted in local recurrence in 8 of 14 lesions: 2 of 2 intralesional excisions, 5 of 11 marginal excisions, and in one case with radiotherapy alone. No local recurrence was found after a primary wide surgical procedure in 30 lesions and a radical procedure in 1 lesion after a mean of 8 (0.2-22) years' follow-up. 5… CONTINUE READING
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