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Authors Long KL, Absher KJ, Draus JM
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Journal J. Pediatr. Surg. Volume: 48 Issue: 6 Pages: 1442-4
Publish Date 2013 Jun
PubMed ID 23845646
Abstract

Chondromyxoid fibromas are benign tumors which are found most frequently in the metaphyses of long bones. They comprise less than 1% of primary bone neoplasms and display a hypermetabolic appearance on PET imaging. Oftentimes, they are misdiagnosed as chondrosarcomas and are excised due to concern for malignancy. We present a case of a condromyxoid fibroma originating from the second rib of a 15-year-old girl.

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