Abstract : Chordomas are rare, malignant and locally aggressive tumors that are derived from the remnants of
primitive notochord, out of which chondroid chordomas are even rarer. Very few case reports have described
this variant, which is difficult to pick up on cytopathology alone and has a number of other differentials too.
We report here a case of chondroid chordoma at the sacrococcygeal region that was diagnosed on FNAC
in an elderly male patient emphasizing on its cytomorphology and how to differentiate from its cytological
Keywords: FNAC, notochordal tumors, Cartilaginous, Physaliphorous.