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Indian Journal of Pathology and Oncology


Chondroid chordoma- A rare tumor diagnosed on cytology: A case report


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Case Report

Author Details : Anshul Singh, Himalina Sangma*, Vasudha Singh, Vatsala Misra

Volume : 7, Issue : 2, Year : 2020

Article Page : 312-316


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Abstract

Chordomas are rare, malignant and locally aggressive tumors that are derived from the remnants of
primitive notochord, out of which chondroid chordomas are even rarer. Very few case reports have described
this variant, which is difficult to pick up on cytopathology alone and has a number of other differentials too.
We report here a case of chondroid chordoma at the sacrococcygeal region that was diagnosed on FNAC
in an elderly male patient emphasizing on its cytomorphology and how to differentiate from its cytological
mimickers.

Keywords: FNAC, notochordal tumors, Cartilaginous, Physaliphorous.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijpo.2020.060

How to cite : Singh A, Sangma H, Singh V, Misra V, Chondroid chordoma- A rare tumor diagnosed on cytology: A case report. Indian J Pathol Oncol 2020;7(2):312-316

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