Extraosseous chondroma of anterior neck in pediatric patient

Ryoukichi Ikeda, Masaru Tateda, Akira Okoshi, Shinkichi Morita, Sho Hashimoto

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Abstract

Extraosseous chondroma (EC) is uncommon soft tissue tumor composed of hyaline cartilage without connection to bone or periosteum. The frequent sites of EC are the hands and feet and rarely reported in the pediatric population and anterior neck lesion. We present an extremely rare case of anterior neck mass in a 5-year-old male who underwent total resection, with the final diagnosis of EC. The review of the literature showed that all cases of EC in anterior neck lesion have been found in young age and preoperative diagnosis was difficult.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1374-1376
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Volume79
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Anterior neck mass
  • Extraosseous chondroma
  • Thyroid cartilage

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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