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Distal femoral osteosarcoma complicated by pathological fracture

Case contributed by Dr Frank Gaillard


Acute thigh pain.

Patient Data:

Age: 13 years
Gender: Female

Expansile, destructive lesion affected the distal femoral shaft with a pathological fracture. Periosteal reaction (with Codman's triangle). Associated soft tissue component. 

Case Discussion:

Osteosarcoma of the distal femur in a 13 year old girl.

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