volume 40, issue 3, Pe71-e74 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.04.015
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Ademar Takahama, Fábio de Abreu Alves, Fábio Ornellas Prado, Márcio Ajudarte Lopes, Luiz Paulo Kowalski

Abstract: Head and neck chondrosarcomas are rare and potentially lethal tumours, which are even more uncommon in the head and neck region. The diagnosis of chondrosarcoma is based on the histopathological pattern of malignant chondroid tissue proliferation. The grade of malignancy and the histological surgical margins are some of the most important prognostic factors for this group of tumour. In the present report we described two cases of chondrosarcoma affecting the maxilla, which presented different behaviours. The f…

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