Case 60

Surgical Pathology Case
 

CLINICAL INFORMATION

  40 year-old female, left femoral tumor.

GROSS DESCRIPTION

 

The specimen consists of a 47.0 cm long femur. The distal end is bisected longitudinally to reveal a large intramedullary tumor close to distal end of femur. The tumor has nodular cartilaginous appearance with focal myxoid areas. It spans the entire diameter of the lower femur and measures 12.0 x 4.0 x 4.0 cm. The tumor appears to permeate the overlying cortical bone in some areas.

     
 
     
 
     
 
     
     
 
 

HE, 2

HE, 4

 
 

HE, 10

HE, 20

 
 

HE, 20

HE, 20

 
 

HE, 40

HE,40

 
 

HE, 40

HE, 40

 
  HE, 40 HE, 40
     
 

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Source: Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE

Gross Photo: SUZ

Photo: Zenggang Pan

Discussion: Zenggang Pan