Osteosarcoma: Review of the various types with emphasis on recent advancements in imaging

Michaelg Fox, Brianm Trotta

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Abstract

Osteosarcoma is the classic malignant osteoid-forming bone tumor. The typical clinical presentation, histology, imaging findings, treatment, and prognosis for each subtype of osteosarcoma is provided. Particular emphasis is placed on more current magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear medicine imaging techniques that may soon improve the ability to determine the most appropriate therapy and ultimately improve patient survival.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)123-136
Number of pages14
JournalSeminars in Musculoskeletal Radiology
Volume17
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 21 2013

Keywords

  • MRI
  • PET
  • central osteosarcoma
  • osteosarcoma
  • surface osteosarcoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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