chondrosarcoma


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a malignant neoplasm of cartilage cells

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Distant metastases account for 10% of grade 2 and 71% of grade 3 chondrosarcoma, and can occur in the lung, humerus, femur, sternum, liver, pleura and ureter.6 Survival in patients with metastases is significantly reduced with a five year survival rate of only 18%.6 We report a rare case of chondrosarcoma of the right big toe following surgical resection for the primary tumour, with mets to left orbit extending to left infra temporal region.
Number and percentage of each pathology Pathology details n % Simple bone cyst 2 3.2 Recurrent ameloblastoma 1 1.6 Osteosarcoma 6 9.7 Osteoid osteoma 1 1.6 Osteochondroma 3 4.8 Multiple myeloma 4 6.5 Metastases 4 6.5 Marrow edema 2 3.2 Lymphoma 4 6.5 Lipoma 1 1.6 Langerhans cell hystocystosis 1 1.6 Inflammatory 4 6.5 Hemangioma 2 3.2 Fibrous dysplasia 1 1.6 Fibrous cortical defect 2 3.2 Ewing sarcoma 16 25.8 Enchondroma 2 3.2 Chondrosarcoma 3 4.8 Chondromyxoid fibroma 1 1.6 Aneurysmal bone cyst 2 3.2 Table 2.
Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma can be very difficult to diagnose with certainty if no overt cartilaginous differentiation is visible in the tissue specimen, especially in small biopsy specimens.
True pulmonary carcinosarcoma (squamous cell carcinoma and chondrosarcoma).
Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma: tumor response to sunitinib.
"I had several tests, and an MRI showed it was chondrosarcoma. They said there was a golf ball-sized tumour and two others interconnected with it.
Biopsy suggested a low-grade tumor favoring myxoid chondrosarcoma. Magnetic resonance imaging [Figure 1] showed a 3.5 x 3.4 x 6.7 cm well-defined hyperintense expansile soft tissue lesion arising from the nasopharynx, invading sphenoid and clivus.
Patients with chondrosarcoma had significantly decreased TTI compared to all other diagnoses (IRR = 0.85; 95% CI, 0.79-0.92; P < 0.001).
Positive immunoreactivity of ALP in OPBT was from chondrosarcoma cases.
WHO reported that the risk of malignant transformation to secondary peripheral chondrosarcoma is estimated at about 1% for solitary and up to 5% for multiple OC [2].
Extraosseous mesenchymal chondrosarcoma (MCS) is an aggressive, high-grade malignant tumor predominantly of the bone and also of the soft tissue that demonstrates a biphasic pattern of small cells with islands of atypical cartilage.
Moreover, extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma was considered in the differential diagnosis; however, due to the absence of a cell population with vacuolated cytoplasm and chondromyxoid matrix, this entity was excluded.
Editorial Committee member Feng Shih offers an interesting case study of a woman with a sternal chondrosarcoma and her subsequent sternal resection and reconstruction surgery and the particular Perioperative Nursing challenges this complex surgery involved.