Extraskeletal Myxoid Chondrosarcoma

Hasan Esen 1 * , Özlem Etli 1, Pembe Oltulu, 1, Sıddıka Fındık 1, Naile Kökbudak 1
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1 Necmettin Erbakan Üniversitesi Meram Tıp Fakültesi Patoloji Anabilim Dalı, Konya
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EUR J BASIC MED SCI, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp. 74-76. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejbms/9224
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Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma is a rare soft tissue tumor characterized by uniform spindle cells arranged in a reticular growth pattern in abundant myxoid stoma. Although originally believed to be a variant of chondrosarcoma, the World Health organization has classified it as a tumor of uncertain differentiation due to its lack of cartilaginous differentiation. A-79-year-old-male patient was operated with the complaints of the arm mass for 6-7 years and total excision performed. Histppathological investigation of the tumor showed oval and spindle uniform cells which were created cords and pseudoacini in myxoid stroma. This rare case was presented with it’s pathological features.


Esen H, Etli Ö, Oltulu, P, Fındık S, Kökbudak N. Extraskeletal Myxoid Chondrosarcoma. Eur J Basic Med Sci. 2014;4(3):74-6. https://doi.org/10.21601/ejbms/9224


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