Lung metastases from osteosarcoma

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Taghi Niknejad


Known case of osteosarcoma with cough and breath shortness.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Male

Multiple nodular opacities measuring less than 33mm are seen in both lungs . Most of them show central ossification. Mild to moderate pleural effusion is noted bilaterally.

Case Discussion

Known case of osteosarcoma with pulmonary metastasis and pleural effusion
Treated metastases, osteosarcomas and chondrosarcomas may also contain calcified densities.

In the pediatric population, the most common primaries for pulmonary metastases are rhabdomyosarcomaosteosarcomaWilms tumorEwing sarcoma and neuroblastoma.



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Case information

rID: 83182
Published: 17th Oct 2020
Last edited: 18th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tabesh medical imaging center