Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma treated with total en bloc spondylectomy for 2 consecutive lumbar vertebrae resulted in continuous disease-free survival for more than 5 years: case report.

@article{Matsuda2006MesenchymalCT,
  title={Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma treated with total en bloc spondylectomy for 2 consecutive lumbar vertebrae resulted in continuous disease-free survival for more than 5 years: case report.},
  author={Yoshiro Matsuda and Kenshi Sakayama and Yoshifumu Sugawara and Joji Miyawaki and Teruki Kidani and Tatsuhiko Miyazaki and Nozomu Tanji and Haruyasu Yamamoto},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2006},
  volume={31 8},
  pages={E231-6}
}
STUDY DESIGN A case report of an extremely rare malignant spinal tumor successfully treated with total en bloc spondylectomy and chemotherapy. OBJECTIVE To describe points for consideration when an osteogenic lesion in the spine is diagnosed and treated. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Primary mesenchymal chondrosarcoma in the spine is extremely rare. There were no reports of this tumor being treated with spondylectomy to achieve total surgical resection with a wide margin followed by… CONTINUE READING