STERNAL CHONDROSSARCOMA

Authors

  • Nuno Carvalho Guerra Serviço de Cirurgia Cardiotorácica, Hospital de Santa Maria, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, Portugal
  • Tiago Velho Serviço de Cirurgia Cardiotorácica, Hospital de Santa Maria, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, Portugal
  • André Sena Serviço de Cirurgia Cardiotorácica, Hospital de Santa Maria, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, Portugal
  • Ângelo Nobre Serviço de Cirurgia Cardiotorácica, Hospital de Santa Maria, Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte, Portugal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.48729/pjctvs.113

Abstract

A 28 year old woman presented a painless pre-sternal mass since childhood. At 25 years old, after pregnancy, the mass turned painful and started growing. A percutaneous biopsy diagnosed osteochondroma (Figure 1). Figure 1 Figure 2 A B She underwent partial sternectomy (Figure 2 a) and closure of the sternal defect with a Marlex mesh (Figure 2 b). Histology revealed grade 1 chondrossarcoma with free surgical margins. After 8 months she is free from recurrence.

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Published

30-04-2021

How to Cite

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Carvalho Guerra N, Velho T, Sena A, Nobre Ângelo. STERNAL CHONDROSSARCOMA. Rev Port Cir Cardiotorac Vasc [Internet]. 2021 Apr. 30 [cited 2022 Dec. 8];26(3):241. Available from: https://pjctvs.com/index.php/journal/article/view/113

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Images in Surgery

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