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Diagn Interv Imaging. 2013 Apr;94(4):395-409. doi: 10.1016/j.diii.2013.01.012. Epub 2013 Mar 7.

Cartilaginous tumours and calcified lesions of the hand: a pictorial review.

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  • 1Département d'imagerie médicale, service d'imagerie ostéoarticulaire, cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, 10 avenue d'Hippocrate, Brussels, Belgium. larbi.ahmed@gmail.com

Abstract

Cartilaginous tumours of the extremities are commonly seen in radiographs. Enchondroma is the most frequently encountered tumour. Since the vast majority of enchondromas are asymptomatic, they are typically discovered as incidental findings or along with a pathologic fracture. The authors propose a pictorial review to illustrate the imaging features of cartilaginous bone lesions of the hand and their specificities, and discuss the main differential diagnoses.

Copyright © 2013 Éditions françaises de radiologie. Published by Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.

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