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Journal of Oncology
Volume 2012, Article ID 437958, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/437958
Clinical Study

Enchondroma versus Low-Grade Chondrosarcoma in Appendicular Skeleton: Clinical and Radiological Criteria

1Unidad de Tumores Musculoesqueléticos, Servicio de Cirugía Ortopédica y Traumatología, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Paseo de la Castellana 261, 28046 Madrid, Spain
2Departamento de Bioestadística, Hospital Universitario La Paz, Paseo de la Castellana 261, 28046 Madrid, Spain

Received 3 October 2011; Revised 1 February 2012; Accepted 6 February 2012

Academic Editor: Peter E. Schwartz

Copyright © 2012 Eugenio M. Ferrer-Santacreu et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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