chondroid


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chondroid

(ˈkɒndrɔɪd)
adj
(Anatomy) cartilaginous or similar to cartilage
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Biopsy of the lesion done for histopathological examination reveals chondroid component (hyaline cartilage) on histology, suggesting chordoma (chondroid type).
57) Mixed tumor of skin is morphologically identical to pleomorphic adenoma of the salivary gland, exhibiting secondary structures such as glands/ducts, cysts, keratinous cysts, and foci of squamous differentiation, with a mucoid stroma typically showing cartilaginous metaplasia (hence also known as chondroid syringoma).
Particularly tumors with chondroid or osseous metaplasia can demonstrate macrocalcifications mammographically.
It showed bony trabeculae entrapped by lobules of chondrocytes with chondroid matrix exhibiting pleomorphism, hyperchromasia, mitosis, area of myxoid change and necrosis consistent with well-differentiated chondrosarcoma.
The epithelial architectural pattern was studied with respect to the ducts, trabeculae, solid nests while mesenchymal component was divided into myxoid, chondroid and chondromyxoid elements.
The sweat gland tumors are comprised of chondroid syringoma, eccrine poroma, nodular hidradenoma, and syringocystadenoma papilliferum [Figure 1].
The subintima and elastic tunica of the aorta were markedly expanded with fibrous connective tissue, a large amount of myxomatous material, cholesterol crystals surrounded by foamy macrophages, and chondroid tissue with mild amounts of mineral deposits.
However, there are also numerous histopathologic variants, including spindle cell, atypical or pleomorphic, sclerotic, glandular, fibrohistiocytic, and chondroid lipomas (4), myxolipomas (5), fibrolipomas, angiolipomas, angiomyolipomas, and infiltrating angiolipomas; these are categorized according to their content of fat, muscle, blood vessel, connective tissue, or other structures (3).
Presence of extensive surrounding reactive edema within the marrow and soft tissues, sclerotic margin, and presence of chondroid matrix are helpful features distinguishing chondroblastoma from GCT.
We report an unusual case of a chondroid chordoma of the sella turcica that mimicked the clinical and radiologic presentation of the more common pituitary adenoma.
10) Frequently, there is matrix mineralization in the osseous lesions and typical "ring- and arc" appearance of the chondroid lesions.