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MESENCHYMAL CHONDROSARCOMA

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.

 

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