In view of the great interest that is being taken at the present time in the study and classification of bone tumors, it seems justifiable to place this case on record. The patient first came under observation in 1909, and death occurred three years later, in 1912. At that time, the condition was considered unusual, but its importance has only recently been fully appreciated.
Since the subject of bone tumors is at present in a state of flux, an extensive reference to the literature will not be made in this report. It is felt that our purpose will be best served by the mere recording of this case in detail, so that the report may be available for the purpose of study and comparison of the condition with other similar lesions.
The condition of malignant chondroma is referred to briefly by most of the standard authorities. Bland-Sutton1 refers to
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