Table 121.5Malignant Cartilage-Producing Tumors

TypeHistologic GradeAge (years)Common Sites
Chondrosarcoma (classic)I–II> 50Pelvis, long bones
Chondrosarcoma (myxoid)I–II> 30Long bones, pelvis
Chondrosarcoma (high-grade)III> 10Pelvis, rib
Dedifferentiated chondrosarcomaIV> 50Long bones, pelvis
Mesenchymal chondrosarcomaIV10–50Long bones, spine, skull
Periosteal osteogenic sarcomaIII15–25Tibia, femur

From: Chapter 121, Bone Tumors

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