Hong Kong Med J 2013;19:85–7 | Number 1, February 2013
Asymptomatic grade-2 central chondrosarcoma of the distal femur with non-aggressive radiological features
YL Lam, PA Koljonen, WY Ho, TP Ng, Tony WH Shek, Joyce SW Wong
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
This paper discusses the case of a 57-year-old man with an incidental finding of a radiologically non-aggressive chondroid lesion and concomitant osteonecrosis in the left distal femur. The final resected specimen showed a grade-2 chondrosarcoma. This case illustrates that longterm follow-up is necessary for non-aggressive chondroid lesions. If surgical management is considered, resection with an adequate margin is superior to intralesional curettage.
Key words: Bone neoplasms; Chondrosarcoma; Neoplasm recurrence, local
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