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Wednesday 8 July 2015

Tibial bone lymphoma

Tibial bone lymphoma in young patients is likely to present in the lower extremity-specifically the proximal tibia-has atypical sclerotic features on X-ray, is often bilateral, and has an excellent prognosis compared with bone lymphomas at other sites matched for stage and age. (24743213)

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- A highly curable lymphoma occurs preferentially in the proximal tibia of young patients. Subik MK, Herr MM, Hutchison RE, Kelly J, Tyler WK, Merzianu M, Burack WR. Mod Pathol. 2014 Nov;27(11):1430-7. doi : 10.1038/modpathol.2014.51 PMID: 24743213 Free PMC Article