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Shah ND, Diwanji SR
Correspondence: Dr Sanket Diwanji, email@example.com
Extraosseous chondrosarcomas are rare tumours. Primary chondrosarcoma of the lung is very rare, and is considered to be a slow-growing, well-circumscribed tumour, with rare incidence of extra-thoracic metastasis. We report a 60-year-old man who had chondrosarcoma of the lung with two local recurrences, namely: recurrent cutaneous metastases and a skeletal metastasis. Cutaneous metastases were treated by excision with adequate margins each time and they did not recur at the same site. Metastasis in the C5 vertebrae was treated by corpectomy and bone grafting. The patient is well six years after diagnosis.
Keywords: chondrosarcoma, cutaneous metastases, lung chondrosarcoma, lung neoplasm, skeletal metastasis
Singapore Med J 2007; 48(7): e196–e199