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Primary Intracranial Myxoid Chondrosarcoma: A case report

Hayam E. Rashed, Aziza E. Abdelrahman, Wael Elmesallamy, Ahmed A.E. Obaya.

Abstract
Objective: Intracranial extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma is a rare tumor; up to date, only ten cases have been reported.
Case report: We present a case report of a 65-year-old female admitted for right side hemiplegia of gradual onset and progressive course over three weeks. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed left intra-axial parieto-occipital space occupying lesion, hypodense with ring enhancement surrounded by diffuse edema. The patient underwent subtotal resection of the mass using sonar guided craniotomy. The histopathological and immunohistochemical evaluation confirmed a diagnosis of extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma. One month after initial discharge, the patient underwent radiotherapy. A follow-up examination 6 months after surgery revealed that the patient was deteriorated and died.
Conclusion: intracranial extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma is a rare malignant cartilaginous tumor. Pathological diagnosis is the gold standard and radical excision is the standard treatment

Key words: Intracranial tumor, Chondrosarcoma, Central nervous system


 
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Hayam E. Rashed, Aziza E. Abdelrahman, Wael Elmesallamy, Ahmed A.E. Obaya. Primary Intracranial Myxoid Chondrosarcoma: A case report. Am J Res Med Sci. 2018; 2(1): 44-47. doi:10.5455/ajrms.281691


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Hayam E. Rashed, Aziza E. Abdelrahman, Wael Elmesallamy, Ahmed A.E. Obaya. Primary Intracranial Myxoid Chondrosarcoma: A case report. Am J Res Med Sci. (2018), [cited August 19, 2019]; 2(1): 44-47. doi:10.5455/ajrms.281691



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Hayam E. Rashed, Aziza E. Abdelrahman, Wael Elmesallamy, Ahmed A.E. Obaya (2018) Primary Intracranial Myxoid Chondrosarcoma: A case report. Am J Res Med Sci, 2 (1), 44-47. doi:10.5455/ajrms.281691



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Hayam E. Rashed, Aziza E. Abdelrahman, Wael Elmesallamy, Ahmed A.E. Obaya. 2018. Primary Intracranial Myxoid Chondrosarcoma: A case report. American Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 2 (1), 44-47. doi:10.5455/ajrms.281691



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Hayam E. Rashed, Aziza E. Abdelrahman, Wael Elmesallamy, Ahmed A.E. Obaya. "Primary Intracranial Myxoid Chondrosarcoma: A case report." American Journal of Research in Medical Sciences 2 (2018), 44-47. doi:10.5455/ajrms.281691



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Hayam E. Rashed, Aziza E. Abdelrahman, Wael Elmesallamy, Ahmed A.E. Obaya. "Primary Intracranial Myxoid Chondrosarcoma: A case report." American Journal of Research in Medical Sciences 2.1 (2018), 44-47. Print. doi:10.5455/ajrms.281691



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Hayam E. Rashed, Aziza E. Abdelrahman, Wael Elmesallamy, Ahmed A.E. Obaya (2018) Primary Intracranial Myxoid Chondrosarcoma: A case report. American Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 2 (1), 44-47. doi:10.5455/ajrms.281691





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