oa South African Medical Journal - Chordoma
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Radiotherapy, H.F. Verwoerd Hospital and University of Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Mar 1974|
|Pages||383 - 390|
|Keyword(s)||Aetiology, Case report, Chordoma, Diagnosis, Embryology, Incidence, Medical history, Pathology, Presentation, Radiology and Treatment|
The history, origin, pathology, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of chordoma involving the axial skeleton are reviewed, and the clinical histories of 3 cases of chordoma are given, noting some remarkable features, along with one case misdiagnosed as chordoma on the radiological appearance of the sacrum and treated as such which later proved to be a case of multiple myelomatosis.
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