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   You are here: Home ›› Current edition ›› Vol. XXXII, No. 4 ›› 17PandeySharad_Isolated
Isolated dorsal vertebral Chondroblastoma: a rare case with review of literature
S. Pandey, K. Kaushik, L.N. Gupta, R. Varshney, Prarthana Saxena
Department of Neuro Surgery, P.G.I.M.E.R. DR Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi, INDIA
Accounting for approximately 1-2% of all bone tumors, chondroblastoma is a benign bone tumor that is locally aggressive too typically affects the epiphyses or apophyses of long bones. Less commonly affected sites include the talus and calcaneus of the foot and flat bones.Vertebral involvement by chondroblastoma is very rare, with advance pubmed search we could find only 30 cases, reported in literature of vertebral chondroblastoma.We are presenting one such rare case with review of available literature to evaluate clinical radiological and pathological characteristics of vertebral chondroblastoma.

Key words: Chondroblastoma, bone tumor, Vertebral involvement