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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 34  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 170-172

Curious case of extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma


1 Department of Internal Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, USA
2 Department of Cardiovascular Imaging, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA
3 Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA

Correspondence Address:
Sushilkumar Satish Gupta
Department of Internal Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, 4802 10th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11219
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0970-2113.201312

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Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcomas (EMC) are a rare entity of soft tissue tumors that have slow growth with metastatic potential. We discuss here a case of EMC presenting with right upper extremity pain and hemoptysis. Computed tomography scans chest showed diffuse metastatic numerous lung nodules bilaterally. Biopsy confirmed the diagnosis of the tumor. Chemotherapy was a bigger challenge for our patient due to sparse research and data in the literature about the disease.


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