Distal femoral osteosarcoma with 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

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

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 7530
Published: 6th Nov 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.