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Monday, October 17, 2011
Low Grade Cricoid Chondrosarcoma
Pictured in the photo is a low grade chondrosarcoma of the cricoid cartilage. Chondrosarcomas generally behave like benign tumors, with slow local expansion but without distal spread or tissue invasion. In the photo, you can see blunting of the posterior commisure, due to an expansive lesion of the posterior cricoid.