Myxoid chondrosarcoma

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Myxoid chondrosarcoma
Myxoid chondrosarcoma of the sinonasal cavity- Photomicrograph of the resected tumor; a cord-like cellular arrangement of pleomorphic chondroblasts with thin anastomosing strands is shown surrounded by myxoid stroma

Myxoid chondrosarcoma is a type of chondrosarcoma.[1]It has been associated with a t(9;22) (q22;q12) EWS/CHN gene fusion.[2]


  1. Goh YW, Spagnolo DV, Platten M, et al. (November 2001). "Extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma: a light microscopic, immunohistochemical, ultrastructural and immuno-ultrastructural study indicating neuroendocrine differentiation". Histopathology. 39 (5): 514–24. doi:10.1046/j.1365-2559.2001.01277.x. PMID 11737310.
  2. Brody RI, Ueda T, Hamelin A, et al. (March 1997). "Molecular analysis of the fusion of EWS to an orphan nuclear receptor gene in extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma". Am. J. Pathol. 150 (3): 1049–58. PMC 1857890. PMID 9060841.

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