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WHO classification of tumors of bone

The World Health Organization (WHO) classification of bone tumors is the most widely used pathologic classification system for such disorders. The current revision, part of the 4th edition of the WHO series, was published in 2013 and is reflected in the article below 1.


Chondrogenic tumors
Osteogenic tumors
Fibrogenic tumors
Fibrohistiocytic tumors
Ewing sarcoma
Hematopoietic neoplasms
Osteoclastic giant cell-rich tumors
Notochordal tumors
Vascular tumors
Myogenic, lipogenic, and epithelial tumors
Tumors of undefined neoplastic nature
Undifferentiated high-grade pleomorphic sarcoma

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  • WHO classification of bone tumours
  • Bone tumours (WHO classification)
  • WHO classification of bone tumors
  • Bone tumors (WHO classification)

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