Osteosarcoma - distal femur

Case contributed by Dr Angela Byrne

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Male

Lytic lesion with ill-defined borders. Crosses the physes. Periostitis. 

Nuclear medicine

Increased uptake in the left distal femur. 


MRI confirms an aggressive bone lesion, crossing the epiphysis with associated periostitis. 

Case Discussion

Osteosarcoma of the distal femur in a 13 year old boy.

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Case information

rID: 8134
Published: 13th Jan 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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