Enchondroma

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Work up of incidental finding on chest x-ray.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Ill-defined lucency with chondroid type matrix within the proximal humeral metadiaphysis. No bone destruction or periosteal reaction. 

Case Discussion

This is most likely an enchondroma, sometimes it can be difficult to differentiate from low-grade chondrosarcomas both on imaging and pathologically. 

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Case Information

rID: 47835
Case created: 5th Sep 2016
Last edited: 5th Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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