CARTILAGE CORDOMA OIP (NURSING MANAGEMENT (Monitor fluid intake and…
Cancer occurring in the skull base and spine.
SNP variation on DNA sequence.
Inherited genetic traits
Multiple hereditary exostoses
The notochord disappears when the embryo is 8 weeks old.
Some notochord cells remain on skull base & spine.
Notochord helps in the development of the spine in embryos.
These cells turn into cancer called chordoma.
Chordoma tumours develop from notochord tumours.
Complete surgical removal of tumour.
Limb salvage surgery
Weakness of lower back.
Loss of bladder control
Pain and tenderness on legs
Palpable masses on lower back.
Magnetic resonance imaging
Core needle biopsy
Monitor fluid intake and output daily.
Administer prescribed analgesia accordingly.
Monitor vital signs continuously.
Health educate patient about the disorder.
Nurse patient in a calm environment.
Reassure patient about the proposed treatment regimen.