Jun Cheng1, Zhijun He2,3, Yining Li2, Abira Afzal Choudhry4 and Youwen Deng1*
1Department of Spine Surgery, The Third Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, China 2Department of Liver Transplantation, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, China 3Department of Transplantation, Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, China 4Ziauddin University, PakistanFulltext PDF
Background: Extraskel¬etal Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma (EMCS) is an extremely rare malignant tumor arising from soft tissues. It commonly occurs in the lower limbs, orbital cavity, and the central nervous system. Moreover, it is extremely rare for it to develop from a retroperitoneal location. In fact, there is no case about primary retroperitoneal ESMC involving the colon having been reported before. Case Description: In the current study, we present a case about retroperitoneal extraskel¬etal mesenchymal chondrosarcoma involving the colon in a 51 year old male patient, and discuss the major features of EMCS and make a review of the current knowledge about the rare tumor. Conclusion: Primary retroperitoneal extraskeletal mesenchymal chondrosarcoma is a very aggressive kind of chondrosarcomas, surgery is the primary treatment, which should be followed by adjuvant treatment, including chemotherapy and/or radiation therapy.
Retroperitoneal; Extraskeletal chondrosarcoma; Mesenchymal; Colon
Cheng J, He Z, Li Y, Choudhry AA, Deng Y. Primary Retroperitoneal Extraskeletal Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma Involving the Colon: A Case Report and Literature Review. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2021; 6: 1962..