From the case: Chordoma - clivus

MRI
Sagittal T1
Modality: MRI (T1)

- “ This patient went on to have the mass resected which confirmed the diagnosis of chordoma.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Chordoma - “ Chordomas are uncommon malignant tumors of the axial skeleton that account for 1% of intracranial tumors and 4% of all primary bone tumors.  They...”
  • Bone tumors - “ There are a bewildering number of bone tumors with a wide variety of radiological appearances: bone-forming tumors osteoid osteoma osteoblastom...”
  • Thumb sign (chordoma) - “ The thumb sign or thumbing of the pons is described in chordomas as is meant to be relatively specific. It is seen in midline sagittal projection ...”

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