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Descriptor English: Chondrosarcoma
Descriptor Spanish: Condrosarcoma
Descriptor Portuguese: Condrossarcoma
Descriptor French: Chondrosarcome
Entry term(s): Chondrosarcomas
Tree number(s): C04.557.450.565.280
C04.557.450.795.300
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002813
Scope note: A slowly growing malignant neoplasm derived from cartilage cells, occurring most frequently in pelvic bones or near the ends of long bones, in middle-aged and old people. Most chondrosarcomas arise de novo, but some may develop in a preexisting benign cartilaginous lesion or in patients with ENCHONDROMATOSIS. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Annotation: coordinate with BONE NEOPLASMS or specific precoordinated bone/neoplasm term or specific bone + BONE NEOPLASMS
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
BS blood supply
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SC secondary
SU surgery
TH therapy
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 2863
Unique ID: D002813
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Chondrosarcoma - Preferred
Concept UI M0004329
Scope note A slowly growing malignant neoplasm derived from cartilage cells, occurring most frequently in pelvic bones or near the ends of long bones, in middle-aged and old people. Most chondrosarcomas arise de novo, but some may develop in a preexisting benign cartilaginous lesion or in patients with ENCHONDROMATOSIS. (Stedman, 25th ed)
Preferred term Chondrosarcoma
Entry term(s) Chondrosarcomas



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