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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 114-117

A case of parachordoma on the chest wall and literature review


1 Department of Medical Ultrasound and General Surgery, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin 300054, China
2 Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin 300054, China

Correspondence Address:
Jie Zhang
Department of Medical Ultrasound, Department of General Surgery, Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin 300054
China
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.119124

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Parachordoma is an extremely uncommon soft-tissue tumor, which mainly occurs in the deep soft-tissue of the distal parts of the limbs, such as deep fascia, muscle tendon, synovial or soft-tissue closed to the bone. Nevertheless, the literature reports about parachordoma on the thoracic wall were scarce. The clinical and imaging manifestation has a non-specific appearance. In this article, we reported one case of parachordoma of the thoracic wall that we met in clinical works and reviewed the literature.


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