Distal femoral osteosarcoma with pathological fracture

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


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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

Pathologically proven osteosarcoma of the distal femur with typical location and appearance. 

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Case information

rID: 7530
Published: 6th Nov 2009
Last edited: 27th Apr 2018
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