Published: 2021-05-27

Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma of thigh: a rare case report

Pinal C. Shah, R. N. Hathilal, Sheetal Sheth, Smita S. Gavit


Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma (EMC) are a rare entity of soft tissue tumors that occur predominantly in soft tissue of lower extremities. Here we present a case of 45-year-old female presented with left thigh swelling. MRI finding suggested primary neoplastic lesion. Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC) suggested myxoid soft tissue neoplasm/sarcoma. Morphological examination revealed typical extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma with strong immunoreactivity for vimentin and focal immunoreactivity for epithelial membrane antigen (EMA).


Extra-skeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma, Chondrosarcoma, Thigh

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