Osteosarcoma metastases

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Gupta


left chest pain, known case of left humeral osteosarcoma

Patient Data

Age: 20 years old
Gender: Male

Path proven case of left humeral osteosarcoma post amputation.

Note the recurrence on left side adjacent to scapula

Multiple calcified lung metastases seen in both lungs

Note the left spontaneous hydro-pneumothorax that is commonly seen with osteosarcoma metastases.

Case Discussion

The most common sarcomas causing secondary spontaneous pneumothorax are osteosarocma and synovial sarcoma.

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Case information

rID: 17329
Published: 4th Apr 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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