J. Sopta, G. Tulic, V. Mijucic, P. Mamontov, N. Mandic
October 2008, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp 191 - 195 Case Report Read Full Article 10.1007/s00586-008-0800-0
First Online: 23 October 2008
Chordoma is a malignant neoplasm believed to arise from notochord remnants. Its incidence is highest in the sixth decade and is generally regarded as a locally aggressive tumor with slow progression growth rate. Its metastatic incidence ranges from 5 to 40%, and it is generally believed that metastases without local recurrence of primary neoplasm are extremely rare. We report a case of a 38-year-old male patient with solitary inguinal lymph node metastasis without local recurrence of a previously surgically treated primary sacrococcygeal chordoma.
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