2. What Are Enchondromas?

Enchondromas are typically benign. The tumors develop within the cartilage of growing bones, most commonly the hands and feet, when there is an overgrowth of bone cartilage or abnormal, continued growth of embryonic cartilage. Some may become cancerous through a process called malignant transformation.

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