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Release Date: 5 Oct 2020
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Enchondromas are benign tumors of unknown etiology that occur in the hyaline cartilage in bones of endochondral origin. Enchondromas account for approximately 3 percent of bone tumors and up to 13 percent of benign bone tumors. These tumors are usually solitary, central, metaphyseal lesions of tubular bones, favoring the small bones of the hand and feet followed by the femur and humerus. Enchondromatous tumors typically begin and grow in childhood arising from rests of growth plate cartilage or chondrocytes that proliferate and enlarge, then stop growing but remain present throughout adulthood. This activity reviews the clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of enchondromas and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in providing patient care in clinical settings.
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Authors: Nicholas Biondi
Editors: Matthew Varacallo
Editors-In-Chief: William Gossman
Chief Medical Reviewer: Matthew Varacallo
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Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Mark Pellegrini
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