Distal femoral osteosarcoma complicated by pathological fracture

Case contributed by A.Prof 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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Case information

rID: 7530
Case created: 6th Nov 2009
Last edited: 12th Mar 2017
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