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dc.contributor.authorGonzalez, R.G.
dc.contributor.authorMolina, R.B.
dc.contributor.authorRodrigo Munoz Gutierrez, J.
dc.contributor.authorTiscareno, A.M.
dc.description.abstractA 27 year old woman developed a painful swelling in the left scapular region accompanied by a limitation in movement following trauma. She underwent partial resection of the mass which was diagnosed histologically as an extraskeletal mesenchymal chondrosarcoma. She was treated with 5 cycles of neoadjuvant chemotherapy which reduced the primary tumour by 30% and the metastases by 60%. Subsequently, a three dimensional resection was carried out and a 10 × 9 × 5 cm tumour with free edges was removed. She was treated with a further 2 cycles of adjuvant chemotherapy, but with no response, after which she died. This aggressive type of sarcomas has a high risk of both local recurrence and metastases, predominately to the lungs and bones. © 2009 Sociedad Española de Anatomía Patológica y Sociedad Española de Citología.
dc.titleExtraskeletal mesenchymal chondrosarcoma in the scapular region: Case report and review of the literature [Condrosarcoma mesenquimal extraesquelético en región escapular. A propósito de un caso y revisión de la literatura]
dc.relation.ispartofjournalRevista Espanola de Patologia
dc.subject.keywordDiferencial Diagnosis; Inmunohistochemistry; Mesenchymal extraskeletal chondrosarcoma; Prognosis; Soft tissue tumors
dc.contributor.affiliationGonzález, R.G., Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias de la Salud, Departamento de Ciencias Morfofisiológicas, Instituto Politécnico Nacional (CICS-IPN), México, Mexico; Molina, R.B., Universidad de Guadalajara, México (U de G), Mexico; Rodrigo Muñoz Gutiérrez, J., Departamento de Patología Quirúrgica, Instituto Nacional de Cancerología, Tlalpan, México, Mexico; Tiscareño, A.M., Departamento de Patología Quirúrgica, Instituto Nacional de Cancerología, Tlalpan, México, Mexico
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