MESENCHYMAL CHONDROSARCOMA DIFINITION
Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma is a variant of the convention chondrosarcoma and it occurs more commonly from the jawbone and extra skeletal soft tissue.
Age: Clinically this lesion often affect the younger people, usually in the second and third decade of life.
Sex: Males and Females are almost equally affected
Site: Microscopically mesenchymal chondrosarcoma shows sheet of proliferating round or oval shape malignant chondrocytes, inter-spersed by small islands of well-differentiated cartilages.
Sometimes the cartilages tissue within the tumor shows calcification and metaplastic bone formation.
Prognosis is usually poor.