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clival chordoma

Thursday 16 October 2008

skull base chordoma


- Clival chordoma. Skull base tumor. Physaliferous cells, fibrous septa, myxoid stroma.

Differential diagnosis

- chondrosarcoma of skull base / skull base chondrosarcoma


- Oakley GJ, Fuhrer K, Seethala RR. Brachyury, SOX-9, and podoplanin, new markers in the skull base chordoma vs chondrosarcoma differential: a tissue microarray-based comparative analysis. Mod Pathol. 2008 Sep 26. PMID: 18820665