Osseous myxochondroid sarcoma: a detailed study of 5 cases of extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma of the bone.

@article{Demicco2013OsseousMS,
  title={Osseous myxochondroid sarcoma: a detailed study of 5 cases of extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma of the bone.},
  author={Elizabeth G Demicco and Wei-Lien Wang and John Madewell and Dali Huang and Marilyn M Bui and Julia A. Bridge and Jeanne M. Meis},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2013},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={752-62}
}
Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma (EMC) is a rare mesenchymal neoplasm with a characteristic translocation usually involving NR4A3 and EWSR1. EMC has rarely been reported in the bone and may be confused with conventional chondrosarcoma with myxoid features or various small round cell sarcomas. We present 5 cases of molecularly confirmed EMC arising primarily in the bone. Patients included 4 men and 1 woman, aged 38 to 77 years (median 54 y). Tumors arose in the ilium (2 cases), manubrium, rib… CONTINUE READING

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