Journal article

Synchronous glioblastoma multiforme and chondrosarcoma: A case report and review of the literature

Charles Xin Li, Yoni Goldenberg, Catriona McLean, Keith Savio Gomes

Journal of Clinical Neuroscience | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2018


This case report describes the rare occurrence of two individually uncommon tumours found in synchronous manner in an otherwise healthy patient with no history of malignancy. We believe this to be the first reported case of synchronous glioblastoma and chondrosarcoma. While primary rib lesions metastasising to brain are rarely reported and primary brain lesions metastasising to rib are even rarer still, there were no previous reports in the literature of synchronous brain and rib dual primary pathology that we could identify. Unrelated dual pathology, while rare, must be considered amongst the list of differential diagnoses in patients who present with multiple lesions, and highlights the im..

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