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SA Orthopaedic Journal

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VAN HEERDEN, J; VERWAYEN, JC  and  BAM, DA. Chondromyxoid fibroma: a case series and radiological review. SA orthop. j. [online]. 2010, vol.9, n.1, pp. 61-64. ISSN 1681-150X.

Chondromyxoid fibromas are rare, benign tumours that resemble cartilage, initially arising in the cortex of affected bones (most commonly the lower limbs).1,2 Their documented incidence is less than 1% of all primary bone tumours (approximately 2% of all benign bone tumours) with males and females being equally affected.1,2 This case series and radiological review demonstrates some of the typical findings associated with this tumour.

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