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Case Reports in Oncological Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 826584, 3 pages
Case Report

Isolated Liver Metastasis of Sacrococcygeal Chordoma: Case Report and Review of the Literature

1Department of Medical Oncology, Izmir Kâtip Çelebi University, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, Medical Oncology Clinic, 35360 Izmir, Turkey
2Department of Pathology, Izmir Kâtip Çelebi University, Ataturk Training and Research Hospital, 35360 Izmir, Turkey
3Institute of Oncology, Dokuz Eylül University, 35360 Izmir, Turkey

Received 18 February 2014; Accepted 24 April 2014; Published 11 June 2014

Academic Editor: Kenjiro Aogi

Copyright © 2014 Murat Akyol et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Chordomas are rare neoplasms arising from notochordal remnants and may develop anywhere in the body while the most common anatomic site is the sacrococcygeal area. The most effective treatment of chordoma is surgery. Chordomas rarely metastasize to lung, bone, soft tissue, liver, lymph nodes, and skin. However, there is currently no standard systemic treatment for advanced stage chordoma. Here, we reported a rare presentation of chordoma patient with liver only metastases and poor prognosis.