Cartilage tumor

Cartilage tumor

Tumors made up of cartilage tissue, either benign or malignant, can also occur. They usually appear in the bone, rarely in pre-existing cartilage. In the beginning, tumors are called chondroma, the malignant ones chondrosarcoma. Tumors arising from other tissues may also produce a cartilage-like matrix, the best known being pleomorphic adenoma of the salivary glands.


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