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Chondrosarcoma of the distal phalanx of the right great toe: Report of a rare malignancy and review of literature.
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PMID:  22531530     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Foot is an uncommon site for chondrosarcoma and involvement of phalanges is extremely rare. Here, a case of low-grade chondrosarcoma of the distal phalanx of the right great toe in a 37-year-old male patient is being reported. The patient complained of gradual swelling of the right great toe and pain for last 2 years. X-ray showed a lytic lesion destroying the distal phalanx with soft tissue extension. Amputation of the great toe was done and specimen was sent for histopathological examination. Microscopical examination revealed grade 1 chodrosarcoma infiltrating the surrounding soft tissue and muscle. The patient is on 1-year follow-up which is uneventful.
Authors:
Santosh Kumar Mondal
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of cancer research and therapeutics     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1998-4138     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cancer Res Ther     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101249598     Medline TA:  J Cancer Res Ther     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  123-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Medical College, Kolkata-73, West Bengal, India.
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