Solitary Diaphragmatic Metastasis of a Previously Excised Chest Wall Chondrosarcoma

Authors

  • Filipe Leite Instituto Português de Oncologia do Porto Francisco Gentil – Serviço de Cirurgia Cardiotorácica, Portugal https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4926-0407
  • Sara Lopes Instituto Português de Oncologia do Porto Francisco Gentil – Serviço de Cirurgia Cardiotorácica, Portugal
  • Gonçalo Paupério Instituto Português de Oncologia do Porto Francisco Gentil – Serviço de Cirurgia Cardiotorácica, Portugal

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.48729/pjctvs.209

Keywords:

Metastasis, Diaphragm, Sarcoma

Abstract

Chest wall chondrosarcomas are relatively infrequent tumours. Diaphragmatic metastasis are rarer still, and are generally associated with disseminated disease, usually involving the liver and the lungs.

The authors present the case of a 65 year old man with a prior history of a chest wall chondrosarcoma, which on a routine chest CT was identified a single diaphragmatic metastasis. A redo thoracotomy was performed, with partial resection and reconstruction of the diaphragm. The post-resection histopathological examination revealed a conventional chondrosarcoma metastasis, centred in the diaphragmatic muscle, not reaching the pleura or the peritoneum.

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Published

14-01-2023

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Leite F, Lopes S, Paupério G. Solitary Diaphragmatic Metastasis of a Previously Excised Chest Wall Chondrosarcoma. Rev Port Cir Cardiotorac Vasc [Internet]. 2023 Jan. 14 [cited 2023 Feb. 3];29(4):55-7. Available from: https://pjctvs.com/index.php/journal/article/view/209

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