Rib hemangioma

Case contributed by Dr Mark Holland

Expansile, spiculated, mass with lucencies and cortical thinning but no destruction.

Case Discussion

6–10% of primary bone tumors occur in the ribs and approximately half of them are malignant. 

Hemangiomas make up 1% of all bone tumors and most often involve the skull or the vertebrae.

Ribs hemangiomas account for 0.018% of all bone tumors. 

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rID: 19167
Published: 12th Aug 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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