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Chondroma of Tongue: A Rare Case Report & Review of Literature

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Chondromas are common benign cartilaginous tumours in the skeletal system usually found in extremities. Extra skeletal chondromas are relatively uncommon of which those in head and neck regions are rarely documented. Although the tongue is one of the most common sites of oral soft tissue chondroma, lingual chondromas are rare as evidenced by the fact that only 33 cases are identified in the review of literature till now. This report has the objective of presenting a rare case of lingual enchondroma in a 26-year-old male which was excised with no evidence of recovery during follow up. We have also tried to present a concise review of the relevant literature.

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Attakkil, A. , Thorawade, V. , Jagade, M. , Kar, R. , Parelkar, K. , Rohe, D. , Khairnar, P. and Hanowate, R. (2014) Chondroma of Tongue: A Rare Case Report & Review of Literature. International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, 3, 359-363. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2014.36064.

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