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Indian Journal of Cancer
Medknow Publications on behalf of Indian Cancer Society
ISSN: 0019-509X
EISSN: 1998-4774
Vol. 40, No. 2, 2003, pp. 77-79
Bioline Code: cn03012
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Cancer, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2003, pp. 77-79

 en Case Report - Primary Chondrosarcoma of the Breast: A Case Report
Gupta S, Gupta V, Aggarwal PN, Kant R, Khurana N, Mandal AK

Abstract

Mammary sarcomas are uncommon tumors. Of these pure chondrosarcoma without any other area of epithelial or mesenchymal differentiation feature as even rarer. This excludes tumors like malignant cystosarcoma phyllodes and metaplastic carcinoma where malignant cartilaginous areas may be present. Further primary chondrosarcoma arises from breast stroma and not from underlying bone or cartilage. Only five cases of pure and primary chondrosarcoma have been reported so far. The sixth case is reported here.

Keywords
Chondrosarcoma, Breast, Sarcoma

 
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