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Tumor Ossification

  • J. M. Connor
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Abstract

Ossification may occur in a wide variety of benign and malignant tumors. Ossifying tumors may arise in the skeleton, the viscera or the soft tissues and are classified according to tissue of origin and histological characteristics. Primary bone tumors, with the exception of parosteal osteosarcoma, are outside the scope of this monograph since they are unlikely to be confused with ossifying tumors of the soft tissues.

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  • J. M. Connor
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  1. 1.Duncan Guthrie Institute of Medical GeneticsYorkhill, GlasgowScotland

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