CHONDROBLASTOMA CYTOLOGY PDF

The authors document the cytological features on fine-needle aspiration cytology of a chondroblastoma which appeared as a lytic lesion in the. Chondroblastoma is an uncommon benign cartilage producing neoplasm with a characteristic epiphyseal location. This report documents the. Chondroblastoma is a rare primary bone tumor of young people .. Fine needle aspiration cytology of chondroblastoma of bone. Cancer.

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Calcification, chondroblastoma, fine needle aspiration cytology FNAC cytplogy, giant cells. Chondroblastoma of a metacarpal bone mimicking an aneurysmal bone cyst: Tibialis anterior vessels and deep peroneal nerve were encased. Sternberg’s Diagnostic Surgical Pathology.

The lesions that need to be considered in differential diagnosis of chondromyxoid fibroma on cytology range from benign tumors, such as chondroblastoma to sinister lesions, such as myxoid chondrosarcoma. One had swelling at the lower end of the femur, whereas in the chlndroblastoma case the upper end of the tibia was involved.

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Radiograph showed a lytic lesion in the head and upper shaft of the fibula. Arch Putti Chir Organi Mov.

Case Report: Cytological diagnosis of chondroblastoma: diagnostic challenge for the cytopathologist

In the second case, due to the location of the tumor in preauricular region, cartilaginous stroma aspirated was misinterpreted as chondroid stroma of pleomorphic adenoma in the salivary gland. Extremely well circumscribed tumor of epiphysis with spotty calcifications in patient with open epiphysis. Chondroblastoma is an uncommon benign cartilage producing neoplasm with a characteristic epiphyseal cytoloby.

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The overall cytological features of chondroblastoma are very much characteristic which helps in diagnosing this tumour with a high degree of precision on fine-needle aspiration FNA. Am J Pathol ; Calcification; chondroblastoma; fine needle aspiration cytology FNAC ; giant cells. Fine needle aspiration cytology of chondroblastoma and chondromyxoid fibroma: Few benign osteoclastic giant cells were seen in case 2.

The nuclei of the chondroblasts are round-to-ovoid, sometimes bean-shaped, and nuclear folding often causes nuclear grooves to be identified. Instead, stellate cells with pleomorphism are noted.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord ;5: Tibia and femur were normal [ Figure 1 ]. Through this report, we also intend to discuss the approach to the diagnosis chnodroblastoma this condition on cytology—a challenge that can often be faced by the pathologist.

Cytological diagnosis of chondroblastoma: diagnostic challenge for the cytopathologist

Koss’s diagnostic cytology and its histologic bases. Fine-needle aspiration FNA is an accurate and rapid technique in establishing the correct diagnosis of osseous neoplasms and it is becoming a valuable preoperative technique cyytology the management of these patients. Atlas of tumor pathology, second series, fascicle 5. The patients usually present with pain and swelling of long-standing duration. Atlas of tumor pathology, second series, fascicle 5.

Tumors of bone and cartilage. X-ray feature combined with fine-needle aspiration cytology favoured the diagnosis of chondroblastoma, which was further confirmed by histopathological examination.

A diagnostic pitfall on aspiration cytology of Parotid. Rare Painful, often causes joint effusions and restricts joint mobility Sites: Clinically, CMF generally has a typical presentation.

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Diagn Cytopathol ; Neurol India cytoloogy Jaffe HL, Lichtenstein L.

Fine needle aspiration cytology of chondroblastoma of the fibula

Fine needle aspiration cytology in the management of tumors and tumorlike lesions of bone. Financial support chondoblastoma sponsorship Nil. Nil Conflict of Interest: Although aspiration cytology is very convenient and reliable method for the rapid diagnosis of bone lesions, the failure rate is high. Less common sites include ribs, vertebrae and the bones of skull and hands. Correspondence to Dr Shagufta Qadri, moc. Tibia and femur were normal [Figure – 1].

In correlation with the radiological findings, a provisional diagnosis suggestive of chondroblastoma was offered. Conclusion Fine needle aspiration cytology provides a simple, quick, easy and reliable method of preoperative diagnosis of chondroblastoma and can be used as a substitute of surgical biopsy. Magnetic resonance imaging of leg showed abnormal marrow infiltration in medullary cavity of head and upper shaft of fibula hypo-intense on T1-weighted T2-weighted sequences and hypo-to hyper-intense on short tau inversion recovery STIR sequence, the vertical length being 8 cm approximately.

Other methods such as curettage alone, endoscopic curettage, endoscopic curettage with cementation, curettage with fat implantation, resection with allograft replacement, marginal resection radiofrequency ablation and osteochondral autograft transfer have also been used with some success.

Benign and malignant cartilage tumors of bone and joint: