Ectomesenchymal chondromyxoid tumor of the anterior tongue: A rare case

Demet Sengul, Ilker Sengul, Mehmet Umit Ozdol, Muzeyyen Hesna Astarci, Huseyin Ustun
2011 Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences  
Ectomesenchymal chondromyxoid tumor is a rare tumor seen in the anterior dorsal aspect of the tongue. Diagnosis of this lesion without a prediagnosis clinically is made only with histopathological findings including the immunohistochemical examinations. However, diverse results are being reported in the literature with keratin staining. While glial fibrillary acid protein positiveness maintain being a fixed repeating feature, we emphasized for our case of a 28-year-old Caucasian woman having
more » ... findings of qualities supporting the ectomesenchymal origin of the mentioned tumor.
doi:10.1016/j.kjms.2010.07.004 pmid:21527189 fatcat:rfxcnbz6a5egzof5gvgx64m67u