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Chondrosarcoma, primary central - Femur - Macrosection
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Chondrosarcoma, primary central - Femur - Macrosection
  • Case ID: 659
  • Diagnosis: Chondrosarcoma, primary central
  • Category: Bone Tumors
  • Category Type: Chondroid-forming
  • Category Sub Type: Malignant
  • Location: Femur
  • Age: 52
  • Sex: M
  • Treatment: Bone graft
  • Image ID: 3668
  • Image Type: Macrosection
  • Images relating to this case: 3664 , 3665 , 3666 , 3667 , 3668, 3669 , 3670 , 3671 , 3672 .

IMAGE DESCRIPTION:
The patient was taken to the operating room and a segmental resection of the mid-third of the femur was carried out. This macrosection shows the chondrosarcoma contained nicely within the medullary canal but with definite evidence of permeative changes into the surrounding cortical structures, unlike a benign enchondroma.

 

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