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Chondrosarcoma of the greater cornu of the hyoid: a case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18833525     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report an unusual case of a young woman with chondrosarcoma affecting the greater cornu of the hyoid bone. Only a handful of reports of primary chondrosarcoma involving the hyoid exist in the world literature. The case described presented as a swelling in the submandibular triangle, and as such posed a particular clinical and radiologic diagnostic challenge. Our subsequent surgical management of this rare entity comprised local excision followed by close observation, and is defined in the context of the existing literature. Two years after surgery, the patient remained free of tumor recurrence; she was subsequently lost to follow-up.
Sanjay Verma; Perumal Chokkalingam; Duncan McRae
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ear, nose, & throat journal     Volume:  87     ISSN:  1942-7522     ISO Abbreviation:  Ear Nose Throat J     Publication Date:  2008 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-10-03     Completed Date:  2009-02-05     Revised Date:  2009-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701817     Medline TA:  Ear Nose Throat J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E1-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of ENT, Colchester General Hospital, Colchester, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Bone Neoplasms / diagnosis,  surgery*
Chondrosarcoma / diagnosis,  surgery*
Hyoid Bone*

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