Osteosarcoma with sunburst periosteal reaction

Case contributed by Dr Angela Byrne

Patient Data

Age: 15 years

Sunburst periosteal reaction with a distal femoral diaphyseal lesion. 

The right distal femur is grossly abnormal: there is low T1 marrow signal and extensive periosteal reaction.

Case Discussion

Osteosarcoma in a pediatric patient with prominent sunburst periosteal reaction.

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Case information

rID: 8135
Published: 13th Jan 2010
Last edited: 9th Dec 2018
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