SACRAL MESENCHYMAL CHONDROSARCOMA IN CHILDHOOD: A Case Report and Review of The Literature


KÜPELİ S., VARAN A. , Gedikoglu G., BÜYÜKPAMUKÇU M.

PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY, vol.27, no.7, pp.564-573, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 27 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/08880018.2010.503333
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY AND ONCOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.564-573

Abstract

Mesenchymal chondrosarcomas are rare malignant tumors in pediatric age group. The authors present a case of mesenchymal chondrosarcoma located in the sacrum in a 10-year-old-girl that was successfully treated with chemotherapy and radiotherapy after surgical excision. According to the authors' literature search, the patient is the first reported case of pediatric sacral primary mesenchymal chondrosarcoma. Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma cases in pediatric age group published in English literature was reviewed.