Malignant fibrous histiocytoma in a recurrent thoracic chordoma: Case report and literature review

A. Nanda, L. F. Hirsh, K. Antoiniades

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Abstract

Malignant transformation in a recurrent chordoma in the thoracic region is extremely uncommon. One new case, as well as a review of spinal chordomas that have undergone malignant transformation, is reported. Such cases emphasize the importance of the aggressive initial surgical treatment of spinal tumors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)588-592
Number of pages5
JournalNeurosurgery
Volume28
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

Keywords

  • Chordoma
  • Malignant fibrous histiocytoma

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