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Your child will receive individualized treatment decided upon by his doctor. The doctor will take into the account the following information:
• your child's general health
• your child's medical history
• the extent of the condition
If your child shows no sign of bone weakness or continued tumor growth, your child's doctor may decide to simply observe the affected area to make sure the tumor is not getting worse.
Your child's doctor will recommend surgical removal of the enchondroma if it has caused:
Your child's doctor may also recommend surgery if the tumor has grown abnormally or if your child has multiple tumors.
Surgical treatment typically involves removing the enchondroma and using bone grafts to help in healing the area of the surgery.
It depends on the severity of the condition, but most enchondromas respond well to treatment and do not recur.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”