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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 269-273
Chondrosarcoma of the maxilla: A case report and review of literature


1 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Mahatma Gandhi Vidya Mandir's Karmaveer Bhausaheb Hiray Dental College & Hospitall, Nasik, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Government Dental College and Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Dasmesh Institute of Research and Dental Sciences, Faridkot, Punjab, India, India

Correspondence Address:
Aarti M Mahajan
Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, M.G.V's K.B.H. Dental College and Hospital, Nasik - 422 003, Maharashtra
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-029X.119759

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We report a case of recurrent chondrosarcoma of the maxilla in a 29 yr old male patient. The lesion presented as a small diffuse swelling on the left maxillary anterior region which had progressed over a period of one year. On aspiration, a chondromyxoid matrix was noted with cells arranged singly or in groups. Bi and tri-nucleation was noted with a moderate degree of nuclear pleomorphism. A diagnosis of well differentiated chondrosarcoma was made which was confirmed on histopathology. The clinicopathological findings of this case and a review of chondrosarcoma is presented and discussed.


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