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Chondrosarcoma, Mesenchymal

"Chondrosarcoma, Mesenchymal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A rare aggressive variant of chondrosarcoma, characterized by a biphasic histologic pattern of small compact cells intermixed with islands of cartilaginous matrix. Mesenchymal chondrosarcomas have a predilection for flat bones; long tubular bones are rarely affected. They tend to occur in the younger age group and are highly metastatic. (DeVita Jr et al., Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology, 3d ed, p1456)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Chondrosarcoma, Mesenchymal" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Chondrosarcoma, Mesenchymal" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 5 publications over 3 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2011 and 2016
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