Tumors and Tumor-Like Lesions of Bone

  • Jasvir S. KhuranaEmail author
  • Edward F. McCarthy


Malignant bone tumors are rare. The lack of familiarity on a day to day basis and the need to utilize clinical and imaging information in their diagnosis and management creates a feeling of difficulty in the team involved with their management including pathologists, radiologists and surgeons. The following discussion lists the most important lesions and their salient radiological and pathological features.


Fibrous Dysplasia Bone Cyst Giant Cell Tumor Osteoid Osteoma Aneurysmal Bone Cyst 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Temple University HospitalPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Johns Hopkins HospitalBaltimoreUSA

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