Extraskeletal chondroma of the ulnar wrist

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Palpable and visible mass in the ulnar wrist, that had been present for years, and had now become increasingly painful.

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Male

Soft-tissue mass between the triquetrum and the base of the Vth metacarpal with bony erosions.

Note the rings and arcs pattern on the T2-weighted image, suggestive of a chondral lesion.

Case Discussion

Open excisional biopsy revealed a benign, extraskeletal chondroma.

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Case information

rID: 14708
Published: 23rd Aug 2011
Last edited: 9th Jul 2019
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