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mediastinal low-grade extraskeletal osteosarcoma

Monday 19 March 2018

Low-grade extraskeletal osteosarcoma of the mediastinum; mediastinal LGESOS

Definition: Extraskeletal osteosarcoma (ESOS) is a rare soft tissue sarcoma, typically characterized by a bone-producing neoplasm. Low-grade extraskeletal osteosarcoma (LGESOS) is an extremely rare soft tissue tumor, and patients with LGESOS tend to have a better prognosis.

Open references

- Low-grade extraskeletal osteosarcoma of the mediastinum: report of a case and review of literature. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2015; 8(3): 3279–3281.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4440161/

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Paywall references

- Sabatier R, Bouvier C, de Pinieux G, Sarran A, Brenot-Rossi I, Pedeutour F, Chetaille B, Viens P, Weiller PJ, Bertucci F. Low-grade extraskeletal osteosarcoma of the chest wall: case report and review of literature. BMC Cancer. 2010;10:645.

- Arai H, Rino Y, Nishii T, Yukawa N, Wada N, Oshiro H, Ishida T, Nakaigawa N, Masuda M. Well-differentiated extraskeletal osteosarcoma arising from the retroperitoneum that recurred as anaplastic spindle cell sarcoma. Case Rep Med. 2010;2010:327591.