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Osteogenic sarcoma, classic - Hand - X-ray
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Osteogenic sarcoma, classic - Hand - X-ray
  • Case ID: 479
  • Diagnosis: Osteogenic sarcoma, classic
  • Category: Bone Tumors
  • Category Type: Osteoid-forming
  • Category Sub Type: Malignant
  • Location: Hand
  • Age: 18
  • Sex: F
  • Treatment: Bone graft
  • Image ID: 3064
  • Image Type: X-ray
  • Images relating to this case: 3064, 3065 , 3066 , 3067 , 3068 .

IMAGE DESCRIPTION:
An 18-year-old female presented with a painful lump at the base of her fourth metacarpal that had been present for three months. This AP radiopgraph of the hand shows a densely calcific lesion involving the proximal 20% of the fourth metacarpal. There is a periosteal Codman's reactive triangle located distally that might suggest the diagnosis of an osteoblastoma, however on biopsy this proved to be a classic osteosarcoma. The hand is a rare location for this tumor.

 

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