chordoma


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chordoma

a rare congenital tumor of the brain.
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8%) who received total tumor removal experienced recurrence, including 5 cases with chordoma in the clivus, one case with esthesioneuroblastoma, and one case with adenocarcinoma in the anterior skull base.
Clival chordoma (chondroid type) with associated brain stem compression and extrinsic impingement on oropharyngeal airway causing respiratory distress.
October 13 ( ANI ): Here's a ray of hope for patients with a rare bone cancer of the skull and spine - chordoma, as now they can be helped by existing drugs, suggests a new study.
The 32-year-old, who worked as call centre team leader, was identified with chordoma in April last year after he underwent lip correction surgery in Bahrain.
Dedifferentiated chordoma, meanwhile, is a fatal variant of conventional chordoma that is even rarer, occurring in only 2%-8% of all chordomas.
Consequently, bone imaging can notably be prone to miss this disease: pyogenic osteomyelitis and neoplasm such as chordoma or osteogenic sarcoma were included in the differential diagnosis [7].
This is of particular importance in cases such as chordoma, in which dural invasion may be present and is often unclear from preoperative imaging.
Sacral chondroblastic osteosarcoma misdiagnosed as chondrosarcoma and chordoma.
9 4 4 0 n/a >40 3 2 1 n/a Total 108b 89 19 n/a Brain tumor pathology (c) Acoustic neuroma 1 1 0 n/a Amyloidoma 2 1 1 n/a Astrocytoma (d) 6 4 2 n/a Carcinoma (e) 9 5 4 n/a Chordoma (e) 1 1 0 n/a CPA tumour 1 1 0 n/a Glioblastoma 27 21 6 n/a multiforme (e) Hemangioblastoma 4 3 1 n/a Lymphoma (e) 1 0 1 n/a Meningioma 39 38 1 n/a Neurocytoma 1 1 0 n/a No pathology 4 3 1 n/a Oligodendroglioma (d) 1 1 0 n/a Pituitary tumour 8 7 1 n/a Schwanomma 1 1 0 n/a Seminoma (e) 1 0 1 n/a Subependyoma 1 1 0 n/a Teratoid rhaboid 1 1 0 n/a tumour (e) Total 109 90 19 (a) Combined comparison: [chi square] between SGA-A versus combined categories ofSGA-B, and SGA-C (SGA, subjective global assessment).
Myxoid variant of chordoma is differentiated by its location in the sacrococcygeal region, base of skull, or the cervical spine and the presence of multinucleated, physaliphorous cells.
Plasmacytoma may be similar to a meningioma, metastasis, sarcoma, chordoma, hemangiopericytoma, and giant cell tumor.
Extraosseous chordoma of the retropharyngeal space.