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  A CASE REPORT OF MESENCHYMAL CHONDROSARCOMA <ul><li>SKOSANA KC,  BIDA MN </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Anatomical Path...
Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma <ul><li>Rare, usually highly malignant chondrogenic neoplasm. </li></ul><ul><li>Accounts  about...
BACKGROUND: <ul><li>A case report of a 41 year female with a large left thigh mass. </li></ul><ul><li>Small mass on the ba...
Gross findings  <ul><li>A well circumscribed tumour measuring 210mm x 140mm x 110mm.  </li></ul><ul><li>It was  firm on co...
X- rays
WBS & Planar Images
 
 
 
D.Dx - Small cell sarcomas <ul><li>Extra-skeletal mesenchymal chondrosarcoma </li></ul><ul><li>Extra-skeletal Ewing’s sarc...
<ul><li>CD 99 – Negative </li></ul><ul><li>EMA – Negative </li></ul><ul><li>CD 34 – Negative </li></ul><ul><li>CD 31 – Neg...
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Case Report Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma

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Case Report Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma

  1. 1. A CASE REPORT OF MESENCHYMAL CHONDROSARCOMA <ul><li>SKOSANA KC, BIDA MN </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Anatomical Pathology </li></ul><ul><li>University of Limpopo-MEDUNSA CAMPUS </li></ul>
  2. 2. Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma <ul><li>Rare, usually highly malignant chondrogenic neoplasm. </li></ul><ul><li>Accounts about 1% of all chondrosarcomas </li></ul><ul><li>About one-third of the cases develop outside the bone (extraskeletal chondrosarcoma). </li></ul><ul><li>High metastatic potential </li></ul><ul><li>Long term prognosis is poor </li></ul><ul><li>The diagnosis may be challenging & this has important therapeutic implications. </li></ul>
  3. 3. BACKGROUND: <ul><li>A case report of a 41 year female with a large left thigh mass. </li></ul><ul><li>Small mass on the back of the right shoulder . </li></ul><ul><li>Past Medical History - thyroid mass excised at a private institution , 2 years ago </li></ul><ul><li>Biopsy result - Chondrosarcoma. </li></ul><ul><li>Excisional Biopsy done - thigh </li></ul>
  4. 4. Gross findings <ul><li>A well circumscribed tumour measuring 210mm x 140mm x 110mm. </li></ul><ul><li>It was firm on consistency. </li></ul><ul><li>On cut-section, has a whitish glossy surface (cartilaginous) and brownish areas in the centre. </li></ul>
  5. 5. X- rays
  6. 6. WBS & Planar Images
  7. 10. D.Dx - Small cell sarcomas <ul><li>Extra-skeletal mesenchymal chondrosarcoma </li></ul><ul><li>Extra-skeletal Ewing’s sarcoma/PNET </li></ul><ul><li>Synovial sarcoma </li></ul><ul><li>Haemangiopericytoma </li></ul><ul><li>Rhabdoid sarcoma </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the poster </li></ul>
  8. 11. <ul><li>CD 99 – Negative </li></ul><ul><li>EMA – Negative </li></ul><ul><li>CD 34 – Negative </li></ul><ul><li>CD 31 – Negative </li></ul><ul><li>Desmin - Negative </li></ul><ul><li>Back to poster </li></ul>

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