Case contributed by Dr Iqbal Naseem


A middle-aged female presented with gradually increasing swelling over the right upper thigh

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Radiographs of pelvis showing large exophytic growth arrising from right iliac bone with chondroid matrix.

Case Discussion

Chondrosarcoma is a cartilaginous origin tumor which typically arises in adult patients, and pelvic involvement is not uncommon.

This case, which likely arose from an osteochondroma, shows the charactristic ' rings and arcs" pattern of calcification.

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Case information

rID: 19698
Published: 5th Oct 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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