CHONDROMYXOID fibroma, which is a relatively late addition to the family of bone tumors, is a rare lesion that occurs in less than 1% of bone tumors and tumor-like lesions.1 Furthermore, the tumor is encountered most often in the lower extremity, particularly in the lower metaphysis of the femur, the upper metaphysis of the tibia, and the lower end of the fibula.
This report describes a patient with a chondromyxoid fibroma of the chest wall with a clinical and roentgenographic picture interpreted as an intrapulmonary lesion.
Report of a Case
A 53-year-old woman stated that in 1975, in her homeland, India, she had been kicked in the left side of the chest by a horse. She was hospitalized for several weeks for this injury and treated conservatively. One year later, she immigrated to this country, where a routine chest roentgenogram was performed on arrival. The initial interpretation was a