Soft tissue
Extraskeletal bone tumors
Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma

Author: Vijay Shankar, M.D.

Revised: 30 January 2018, last major update November 2012

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PubMed Search: Mesenchymal chondrosarcoma [title]

See also: Extraskeletal chondrosarcoma, Myxoid chondrosarcoma

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Definition / general
  • Orbit, dura, trunk, retroperitoneum, extremities, kidney
  • Poor prognosis
Case reports
Clinical images

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Mandible tumor

Primary orbital tumor

Gross images

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Kidney tumor

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Clusters of undifferentiated small blue cells often with hemangiopericytoma-like appearance mixed with islands of mature-appearing hyaline cartilage
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Deep soft tissue, courtesy of Dr. Mark R. Wick



Case of the Week #335 - 31 year old man



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Renal tumor

Ureteric tumor

Abdominal mass

Primary orbital tumor



Pleural tumor

Mandible tumor


Positive stains
  • Carilagenous areas: S100, mesenchymal cells CD99
Molecular / cytogenetics description
Molecular / cytogenetics images

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G-banded karyotype

SKY karyotype

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