Notochordal Differentiation

  • Alberto RighiEmail author


Definition: A benign vertebral lesion of notochord origin (also called giant notochordal rest or ecchordosis physaliphora when localized in spheno-occipitalis region) recently introduced as benign counterpart of chordoma.


Epidemiology Imaging Histopathology Course and staging Treatment Benign notochordal cell tumor Chordoma Dedifferentiated chordoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PathologyIRCCS Istituto Ortopedico RizzoliBolognaItaly

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