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Chondroblastoma - Foot and Ankle

About 12% of all chondroblastomas occur in the bones of the foot.
The average age at presentation around 25 years, significantly older than the average age in other parts of the skeleton.
Patients complaint of pain and swelling or a mass near the joint. The pain can be severe. The nearby joint may be locally inflamed.Radiographically, the lesion is located in the exclusively in the epiphysisis, although in the small bones of the foot the location of the epiphysis may not be obvious.
Treatment of the primary lesion consists of complete curettage and bone grafting.

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Chondroblastoma es

El condroblastoma es un tumor benigno poco común derivado de condroblastos. Se encuentra en las epífisis de huesos largos, usualmente en las extremidades inferiores. La localización más común es el fémur distal, seguido por el fémur proximal, humero proximal y tibia proximal.
Este tumor ocurre con mayor frecuencia en hombres que en mujeres, con una edad media de presentación alrededor de los 20 años.
Clínicamente se puede presentar como un niño, adolescente o joven adulto con dolor e hinchazón en articulaciones como el hombro, la rodilla o la cadera. En ocasiones el tumor puede encontrarse en la región espinal ocasionando dolor de espalda. En radiografías, el tumor se presenta como una lesión expansible con calcificaciones en la epífisis.
El curetaje es el tratamiento utilizado para la mayoría de estos tumores.

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Chondromyxoid Fibroma

Chondromyxoid fibroma (CMF) is a rare benign cartilage tumor that mostly occurs in children.
This tumor occurs mostly in teenagers
Patients feel slowly increasing pain and a massOn the xray, an eccentric, lytic lesion appears in the metaphysis
Curettage is the treatment of choice for most of these tumors.

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Chondromyxoid fibroma - Foot and Ankle

This rare benign tumor has a striking predilection for the bones of the tibia and the foot.
Most patients are younger than 30.
Patients present with pain and a slow growing mass.Radiological findings demonstrate an eccentrically placed Iytic lesion with well defined margins in the metaphysis of the lower extremity.
Marginal or wide excision and substitution of the involved bone with a structural bone graft is usually curative.

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