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Hunain
Hunain3 months ago
Treatment of chondroblastoma

Treatment of chondroblastoma

The goal for treatment of chondroblastoma is to remove the tumor and prevent damage to the end of the affected bone. Treatment may include: Surgery to remove the tumor Bone grafting, a surgery to transplant healthy bone from another part of the body to repair damaged bone Reconstruction or replacement of an affected joint Physical therapy to restore strength and function after surgery Nonsurgical treatment choices may be used in some cases. This is due to the high risk of major complications from surgery. These other choices include: Cryotherapy. This is extreme cold treatment that is used to destroy the tumor. Radiofrequency ablation. This is a high frequency electrical current that is used to heat and destroy the tumor. The tumor may recur. For this reason, follow-up with your healthcare provider is essential.

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