What is chondroblastoma?

Also known as: childhood chondroblastoma.

Chondroblastoma is a rare type of cartilage-producing benign (non-cancerous) tumor in children that often occurs in the ends of the long bones of the arms and legs. It most often affects teenage boys and young men.

Though it is non-cancerous, it can, very rarely spread to the lungs.

Reviewed by: Jack Wolfsdorf, MD, FAAP

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