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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Support Center Support Center. None, Conflict of Interest: Additionally seen were osteoclast-type giant cells seen cytologyy throughout the tumor.

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The nuclei of the chondroblasts are round-to-ovoid, sometimes bean-shaped, and nuclear folding often causes nuclear grooves to be identified. Nuclei vary in size.

Thus, cytological diagnosis of chondroblastoma was confirmed on histopathological examination HPE of the curetted specimen. Flecks of gritty, calcific material may be observed. Epiphysial chondroblastoma of bone.

Eur J Med Res ; Chicken-wire pattern of calcification was not seen in the smear.


Fine needle aspiration cytology of chondroblastoma of the fibula

How to cite this article: Schajowicz F, Gallardo H. Diagnosis of chondroblastoma was made on cytology. Arch Putti Chir Organi Mov.

Epiphyseal chondromatous giant cell tumors of the upper end of the humerus. The lesion was non-tender, hard and appeared to arise from the underlying bone. Larger, more active chondroblasts show characteristic clearing of cytoplasm near the nucleus due to the presence of Golgi apparatus. The cytologic diagnosis of chondroblastoma chondroglastoma confirmed on both cases by histopathology.

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

There was no history of trauma. Use of fine-needle aspiration biopsy and potential diagnostic pitfalls. Characteristic magenta colored fragments of chondroid matrix were seen [ [Figure – 2] b]. Acta Pathol Jpn ; Accepted May 3.

Fine needle aspiration cytology of chondroblastoma of the fibula

FNA is fast gaining acceptance as an accurate and rapid technique for diagnosing osseous neoplasms. Page views in There was cortical destruction with extra-osseous extension of abnormal marrow signals abutting soft tissue and musculature namely peroneal, extensor digitorum longus, flexor hallucis longus, tibialis anterior and posterior, and soleus hcondroblastoma.

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Since the past few decades fine needle aspiration cytology FNAC has gained momentum in preoperative diagnosis of bone lesions. Aggressive scapular chondroblastoma with secondary metastasis: Skeletal Radiol ; Diagnosis of chondroblastoma was made on cytology. J Bone Joint Surg Am ; Fine needle aspiration cytology of chondroblastoma and chondromyxoid fibroma: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology; 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 chodnroblastoma used with some success.

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