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Classic Osteosarcoma eMedicine Radiology

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Description: Osteosarcoma is the most common primary malignant tumor of bone, excluding plasma cell myeloma. Classic, or conventional, osteosarcoma represents the most common variant of osteosarcoma, accounting for approximately 75% of all lesions. Osteosarcoma can affect any bone and is treated by a combination of surgical excision and chemotherapy.
Synonyms and related keywords: conventional osteosarcoma, chondroblastic osteosarcoma, osteoblastic osteosarcoma, fibroblastic osteosarcoma, high-grade intramedullary osteosarcoma
Geoff Hide 2007

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