(searched for: doi:10.17352/ojor.000043)
Published: 30 April 2022
Open Journal of Orthopedics and Rheumatology, Volume 7, pp 004-007; https://doi.org/10.17352/ojor.000043
Chondrosarcoma is a malignant tumor occupying the 2nd position in terms of frequency, all ages combined, after osteosarcoma . Epidemiological data extracted from cancer registries in Europe indicate an annual incidence of ~0.1/100,000 inhabitants . Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma of bone is a rare high-grade variant of chondrosarcoma (2-13%), which usually has an extra-skeletal (30-40%) or central intramedullary location (15-30%).