Dedifferentiated chordoma--a case report

Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2002 Jul;45(3):353-4.


A case of a recurrent sacro-coccygeal chordoma is reported which histologically showed an admixture of a conventional chordoma and a pleomorphic sarcoma. These tumours are called dedifferentiated chordomas and carry an ominous prognosis.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Bone Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging
  • Bone Neoplasms / pathology*
  • Cell Differentiation
  • Chordoma / diagnostic imaging
  • Chordoma / pathology*
  • Coccyx
  • Humans
  • Liposarcoma / pathology
  • Male
  • Sacrum
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed