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bone tumor

Oncology A generic term encompassing both malignant and benign tumors in bone; most cancer in bone tissue is 2º to metastasis from a distant 1ºs–eg, from breast or prostate; 1º bone CA–eg, osteogenic sarcoma is rare. See Osteoma, Osteosarcoma.
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It is an uncommon malignant bone tumor, comprising 4% of all osteosarcomas.
This study shows that extemporaneous analysis of a resection specimen may be efficient in bone tumor oncologic surgery, if made by an experienced radiologist with perfect agreement with the pathologist.
GCTB is one of the common orthopedic tumors, accounting for 10 to 20% of primary bone tumors,6 most commonly at the ends of the long bone.
Evaluation of bone tumors represents a challenge for the clinician, and radiological evaluation is critical as it helps to distinguish malignant from benign lesions.
In order to investigate the conditions of CD147 expression in malignant bone tumor, CD147 cDNA was selected for further verification of differential expression by RT-PCR.
reported that in 43 patients with limb bone tumors, 19% needed correction of deformity, 12% needed limb extension, 47% required correction and extension, and about 25% required bone transport.21 Locking plate can only be used to correct displacement from the 2-dimension perspective, which is difficult to deal with the above condition.
Also to our knowledge, the use of PSI for bone tumor resection in the knee region was not adequately assessed except in the small clinical series of Bellanova et al.
Given the multicenter study of filling cavity after GCT curettage around the knee is rarely been reported in any literatures, in this study, we reviewed 136 cases treated by five bone tumor experts from five institutions, which hopefully provides information of great value to orthopedic surgeons and assist them to select the optimal treatment protocol in the process of cavity filling.
It therefore appears that the K36M mutation has a high sensitivity and specificity for CBT, and this has great potential for being used as a molecular test to differentiate CBT from bone tumor mimics.
'Yoo Ah In has suffered from a bone tumor, but fortunately the tumor is just benign,' Yoo Ah In's agency, United Artists Agency, said.
Pedicle frozen autograft reconstruction in malignant bone tumors. Journal of Orthopaedic Science, v.15, p.340-349, 2010.
Osteoid osteoma (OO) is the most common benign osteogenic bone tumor (75%-85% of all benign osteogenic bone tumors), and accounts for 4%-5.5% of all primary bone tumors (13).