Myxoid chondrosarcoma

Case contributed by Dr Saqba Farooq

Presentation

Right hip pain.

X-ray

Relatively well defined area of lucency (with somewhat hazy lateral border) in the upper aspect of right acetabulam. No obvious calcification within. No septation. The abnormality does not have a sclerotic border. No definite cortical breach. 

CT

The lesion is better seen on this coronal CT. No definite cortical breach or periosteal reaction. Superolateral aspect of the lesion has chondroid pattern of calcification. 

MRI

The lesion is of high signal on T2, low on T1 and shows heterogenous contrast enhancement. 

Case Discussion

Pathology confirmed myxoid chondrosarcoma

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Case information

rID: 8566
Case created: 12th Feb 2010
Last edited: 25th Sep 2015
Tags: pelvis, hip
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