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periosteal osteosarcoma

Monday 15 November 2010

Definition: Periosteal osteosarcoma is a rare variant of osteosarcoma. Wide surgical removal is the mainstay of treatment, but controversy remains about the role of chemotherapy.

References

- Periosteal osteosarcoma: a single-institution experience. Cesari M, Alberghini M, Vanel D, Palmerini E, Staals EL, Longhi A, Abate M, Ferrari C, Balladelli A, Ferrari S. Cancer. 2010 Nov 8. PMID: 21061322

- Periosteal osteosarcoma. Hall RB, Robinson LH, Malawar MM, Dunham WK. Cancer. 1985 Jan 1;55(1):165-71. PMID: 3965078