Volume 7, Issue 2 (5-2020)                   J. Res. Orthop. Sci. 2020, 7(2): 79-86 | Back to browse issues page


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Jami S A, Jiandang S. Resection of a Rare Proximal Radius Malignant Chondrosarcoma (Grade III) Bone Tumor and Reconstruction of the Forearm Functionality: A Case Report. J. Res. Orthop. Sci.. 2020; 7 (2) :79-86
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1- Department of Spinal Surgery, General Hospital of Ningxia Medical University, Ningxia Medical University, Yinchuan, Ningxia, China.
Abstract:   (39 Views)
Background: Chondrosarcoma is one of the common malignant bone tumors and is characterized by thin tumors. The cells produce tumor cartilage. It occur usually 3rd decade of life, affected more men than women.
Objectives: To perform alternate surgical procedures for remove tumor and obtain fully forearm functionality by reconstruction. 
Methods: A patient affected by a rare proximal radius chondrosarcoma bone tumor and it became malignant (grade III). Resection the tumor along with chemotherapy and radiotherapy was done. Surgical treatments are mainly recommended for most types of chondrosarcoma treatment. However, the treatment of chondrosarcoma clinically and surgically is controversial due to different techniques.
Results: Patients was fully recovered with excellent wrist and elbow joint functionality. Reconstruction of bones were fused by the support of metallic implants. There was no tumor recurrence occur during post-operative follow-up period.
Conclusion: Chondrosarcoma of bone generally has an excellent prognosis when optimal diagnosed and treated by an experienced team of specialists. Its clinical treatment is always challenging due to of the rarity of these lesions and few institutions having enough patients to study about it.
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: General
Received: 2019/08/14 | Accepted: 2020/05/12

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