Myxoid chondrosarcoma

Case contributed by Dr Saqba Farooq


Right hip pain.

Modality: 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. 

Modality: 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. 

Modality: 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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