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Chondrosarcoma, primary central - Femur - Photomicrograph
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Chondrosarcoma, primary central - Femur - Photomicrograph
  • 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: 3669
  • Image Type: Photomicrograph
  • Images relating to this case: 3664 , 3665 , 3666 , 3667 , 3668 , 3669, 3670 , 3671 , 3672 .

Photomicrograph taken from the cortical structures around the medullary tumor shows permeative changes with the chondroid tissue flowing into the cancellous pattern, like molasses flowing through a sponge. To pathologists, this picture is almost diagnostic of a chondrosarcoma.


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