Primary Osteosarcoma of the Rib: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Primary Osteosarcoma of the Rib: A Case Report and Review of the Literature Osteosarcoma is the most common primary malignant tumor of the bone. The most common sites of osteosarcoma in children are the metaphysis of long bones, especially the distal femur, proximal tibia, and proximal humerus. It occurs very rarely in flat bones. Here we report a 14-year-old adolescent boy with primary osteosarcoma of the fifth rib and a review of literature. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Pediatric Hematology / Oncology Wolters Kluwer Health

Primary Osteosarcoma of the Rib: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

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Wolters Kluwer Health
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Copyright © 2017 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.
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1077-4114
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1536-3678
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10.1097/MPH.0000000000000896
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Abstract

Osteosarcoma is the most common primary malignant tumor of the bone. The most common sites of osteosarcoma in children are the metaphysis of long bones, especially the distal femur, proximal tibia, and proximal humerus. It occurs very rarely in flat bones. Here we report a 14-year-old adolescent boy with primary osteosarcoma of the fifth rib and a review of literature.

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Journal of Pediatric Hematology / OncologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Jan 1, 2018

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