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Chondrosarcoma, primary central - Distal femur - Photomicrograph
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Chondrosarcoma, primary central - Distal femur - Photomicrograph
  • Case ID: 660
  • Diagnosis: Chondrosarcoma, primary central
  • Category: Bone Tumors
  • Category Type: Chondroid-forming
  • Category Sub Type: Malignant
  • Location: Distal femur
  • Age: 54
  • Sex: F
  • Treatment: Excisional arthrodesis
  • Image ID: 3677
  • Image Type: Photomicrograph
  • Images relating to this case: 3673 , 3674 , 3675 , 3676 , 3677, 3678 , 3679 .

IMAGE DESCRIPTION:
Scanning lens photomicrograph shows the tumor arising from the medullary canal, just beneath the articular surface of the femoral condyle. There is evidence of breakthrough into the joint space with synovial tissue lying directly on the surface of the tumor.

 

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