Chondromyxoid fibroma

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Chondromyxoid fibroma

Chondromyxoid fibroma is a rare type of cartilaginous tumor.[1] Rarely occur in the skull or skull base.[2]

Most cases are characterised by GRM1 gene fusion or promoter swapping.[3] It can be associated with a translocation at t(1;5)(p13;p13).[4]


  1. ^ Hakan T, Vardar Aker F (July 2008). "Chondromyxoid fibroma of frontal bone: a case report and review of the literature". Turk Neurosurg. 18 (3): 249–53. PMID 18814113.
  2. ^ Thompson AL, Bharatha A, Aviv RI, Nedzelski J, Chen J, Bilbao JM, Wong J, Saad R, Symons SP (July 2009). "Chondromyoid fibroma of the mastoid facial nerve canal mimicking a facial nerve schwannoma". Laryngoscope. 119 (7): 1380–1383. doi:10.1002/lary.20486. PMID 19507235.
  3. ^ Nord KH, Lilljebjörn H, Vezzi F, et al. (2014). "GRM1 is upregulated through gene fusion and promoter swapping in chondromyxoid fibroma". Nat Genet. 46 (5): 474–7. doi:10.1038/ng.2927. PMID 24658000.
  4. ^ Armah HB, McGough RL, Goodman MA, et al. (2007). "Chondromyxoid fibroma of rib with a novel chromosomal translocation: a report of four additional cases at unusual sites". Diagn Pathol. 2: 44. doi:10.1186/1746-1596-2-44. PMC 2203974. PMID 18036245.

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