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Chondrosarcoma, primary central - Lumbar spine - Photomicrograph
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Chondrosarcoma, primary central - Lumbar spine - Photomicrograph
  • Case ID: 1324
  • Diagnosis: Chondrosarcoma, primary central
  • Category: Bone Tumors
  • Category Type: Chondroid-forming
  • Category Sub Type: Malignant
  • Location: Lumbar spine
  • Age: 38
  • Sex: M
  • Treatment: Curettage and cement
  • Image ID: 3786
  • Image Type: Photomicrograph
  • Images relating to this case: 3784 , 3785 , 3786.

Low power photomicrograph from the biopsy specimen shows the characteristic features of a low-grade chondrosarcoma. This lesion was treated by a laminectomy decompression of the spinal cord and an aggressive curettement of the entire lesion, following which the area was reconstructed with methyl methacrylate.


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