Surgical treatment of enchondroma in long tubular bones

@article{Quint1995SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of enchondroma in long tubular bones},
  author={U. Quint and Andreas Pingsmann},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={114},
  pages={352-356}
}
Insufficient criteria to distinguish enchondroma from low-grade chondrosarcoma occasionally lead to uncertainty concerning the optimal extent of surgery. For either tumor the clinical outcome is mainly compromised by local recurrence. Reviewing our medical records, we retrospectively identified a female patient who was diagnosed as suffering from a large enchondroma of the left humerus in childhood and could be followed up for almost two decades. Following local excision of the tumor at the age… CONTINUE READING

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