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Chondroblastoma MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Chondroblastoma
Tree Number(s)
C04.557.450.565.250
Unique ID
D002804
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002804
Annotation
benign or malignant; coordinate with BONE NEOPLASMS or precoordinated organ/neoplasm term
Scope Note
A usually benign tumor composed of cells which arise from chondroblasts or their precursors and which tend to differentiate into cartilage cells. It occurs primarily in the epiphyses of adolescents. It is relatively rare and represents less than 2% of all primary bone tumors. The peak incidence is in the second decade of life; it is about twice as common in males as in females. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1846)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1995/06/08
Chondroblastoma Preferred
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