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Bone 3: Tumors
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Primary malignancies of bone are called ______ (general term)
What is required for definitive Dx of bone tumors?
Only bone tumor that forms primarily in the epiphysis
Giant cell tumor
Only bone tumor that forms primarily in the diaphysis
What are 3 secondary causes of bone tumors? What kind of tumor do they predispose to?
- chronic osteomyelitis
- Paget disease
- radiation exposure
-- each predisposes to osteosarcoma
2 benign bone-forming tumors
- osteoid osteoma
Malignant bone-forming tumor
Random trabecular of woven bone, rimmed with osteoblasts in a loose CT stroma
histology of BOTH osteoid osteoma and osteoblastoma
Key distinguishing feature between osteoid osteoma and osteoblastoma
osteoid osteoma = < 2cm
osteoblastoma = > 2cm (the Blastoma is Bigger)
Which benign bone-forming tumor is more common in the long bones of the leg?
Which benign bone-forming tumor is more common in the posterior spine?
Sx of which benign bone-forming tumor is alleviated by NSAIDs?
-- osteoblastoma is NOT relieved
Which benign bone-forming tumor is accompanied by a sclerotic bony reaction?
Malignant mesenchymal tumor in which the malignant cells produce bone matrix or mineralized bone
Most common bone sarcoma
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