Myxoid (chordoid)

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 23 November 2016, last major update June 2005

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PubMed search: myxoid [title] chondrosarcoma bone

Cite this page: Bone chapter (nontumor and tumor) - Myxoid (chordoid). website. Accessed March 22nd, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Occurs in bone or soft tissue
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Rows of cuboidal cells in myxoid background, resembling chordoma
Microscopic (histologic) images
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Grade 2 myxoid - contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick

Positive stains
Negative stains
Electron microscopy description
  • Resembles conventional chondrosarcoma
Differential diagnosis