"Chondrosarcoma, Mesenchymal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A rare aggressive variant of chondrosarcoma, characterized by a biphasic histologic pattern of small compact cells intermixed with islands of cartilaginous matrix. Mesenchymal chondrosarcomas have a predilection for flat bones; long tubular bones are rarely affected. They tend to occur in the younger age group and are highly metastatic. (DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1456)
- Chondrosarcoma, Mesenchymal
- Chondrosarcomas, Mesenchymal
- Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma
- Mesenchymal Chondrosarcomas
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