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Intracranial Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma: Case Report and Review of Literature

Kazem Anvari, Masoumeh Gharib, Amin Saburi, Seyed Alireza Javadinia
Background: Chondrosarcoma is a very rare brain tumor. Patients with mesenchymal chondrosarcoma have a worse prognosis and survival than other subtypes of brain chondrosarcoma. Case Report: A 29-year-old man underwent craniotomy because of a headache and blurred vision in his left eye lasting for 15 days. Pathologic examination revealed mesenchymal chondrosarcoma. Conclusion: Chondrosarcoma should be considered in the differential diagnoses of intracranial extra-axial hypo- and hypervascular tumors, especially in young patients. Surgical resection and radiotherapy are the preferred treatment for these patients.[GMJ.2016;5(4):219-24]
Central Nervous System Neoplasms; Primary Supratentorial Neoplasms; Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma; Chondrosarcomas; Mesenchymal

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