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Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors

  • Nicholas Morley
  • Ajit S. Paintal
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Abstract

Primary tumors of bone are classified according to matrix production and differentiation. The internal tumor matrix is traditionally identified initially on plain radiographs with characteristic types of tumor matrices, including osteoid, chondroid, or fibroblastic. The osteoid matrix is characterized radiographically by “cloudlike” bone formation. The chondroid matrix is traditionally described as “rings and arcs.” Fibroblastic matrix is typically radiolucent on radiographs.

Keywords

Synovial sarcoma Chordoma Osteosarcoma Chondrosarcoma Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor Liposarcoma 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicholas Morley
    • 1
  • Ajit S. Paintal
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyMarshfield ClinicMarshfieldUSA
  2. 2.Northshore Medical Group, Evanston HospitalEvanstonUSA

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