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.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Clinical Neurology
- Malignant fibrous histiocytoma