[Chondrosarcoma of the rib with pleural dissemination].

A 52-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital because of abnormal shadow of the left lung. Chest computed tomography (CT) showed a 10.0 x 6.6 cm mass arising from the left chest wall. The diagnosis of grade II chondrosarcoma was made with CT guided percutaneous needle biopsy. At operation, the irregularly-shaped tumor was arising from the 7th rib. Chest… CONTINUE READING