Disease Information for Chordoma

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Nasal blockage/progressive bilateral
Nose blocked/bilateral (sign)
Snoring
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Middle fossa floor erosion/Skull
Xray/Sphenoid wings erosion/Skull
Xray/Sella turcica erosion/Skull
Xray/Nasopharyngeal mass/Head
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Mesenchymal/tissue neoplasm
Process
PROCESS/Neoplastic (category)
PROCESS/Bone tumors vertebra
Definition

A malignant tumor arising from the embryonic remains of the notochord. It is also called chordocarcinoma, chordoepithelioma, and notochordoma. (Dorland, 27th ed)

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