DEDIFFERENTIATED CHORDOMA WITH A SARCOMATOUS COMPONENT: AN OVERLOOKED DIAGNOSIS
AbstractA 60 year old male presented with unremitting complaints of acute urinary retention andconstipation. Computerized Tomography of the abdomen and pelvis confirmed a sacral mass. Thebiopsy diagnosed dedifferentiated sacral chordoma; an extremely rare entity, seldom reported andfrequently misdiagnosed. We present a unique case report after an extensive review ofretrospective literature on dedifferentiated chordomas.Keywords: Chordomas, Dedifferentiated chordomas, Sacral chordomas, Malignant fibroushistiocytoma
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