Medisan (May 2016)

Hip chondrosarcoma in a woman

  • David Alexander Junco Gelpi

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 20, no. 5


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The case report of a 43 years patient assisted at the Orthopedics Service of "Dr. Juan Bruno Zayas Alfonso” Teaching General Hospital in Santiago de Cuba is presented, due to a volume increase in the right gluteus since a year before. The case was discussed by the members of a multidisciplinary team who decided to carry out excision and biopsy of the tumor. The results of the pathological study reported the presence of a hip chondrosarcoma.