Skip to content Skip to navigation

Enchondroma of the skull base secondary to generalized enchondromatosis: A case report and review of the literature

| Reprints
November 22, 2011
by Derek J. Rogers, MD, Mark E. Boseley, MD, Mark J. Stephan, MD, Samuel Browd, MD, PhD, and David C. Semerad, MD


Generalized enchondromatosis, of which Ollier disease is the most common type, is a rare bone dysplasia characterized by multiple intraosseous tumors near growth-plate cartilage. These cartilaginous tumors have a propensity to transform into chondrosarcomas. Enchondromas of the skull base are exceedingly rare. We present the case of a patient with generalized enchondromatosis who developed a large enchondroma of the clivus, and we discuss the clinical presentation and potential treatments for this entity.

ENT Journal provides full text articles to our registered members.
Please log in or sign up for a FREE membership to view the full content:

You may also like to: