Chondrosarcoma

Case contributed by Dr Iqbal Naseem

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A middle aged man presented with gradually increasing swelling over right upper thigh.

Patient Data

Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

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

Case Discussion

Chondrosarcoma is a cartilaginous origin tumour 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
Case created: 5th Oct 2012
Last edited: 25th Jul 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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