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Carcinoma and Sarcoma in Chronic Osteomyelitis

  • Mario Campanacci

Abstract

A chronic osteomyelitis with draining sinuses may be complicated by a squamous-cell carcinoma, exceptionally by a sarcoma. Such malignant tumors occur rarely (in less than 1% of all chronic osteomyelites) and after many years duration of the osteomyelitis and draining sinuses, usually more than 20 years.

Keywords

Squamous Cell Carcinoma Sinus Tract Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Fibrous Histiocytoma Epidermoid Carcinoma 
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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Campanacci
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.University of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Rizzoli Orthopaedic InstituteBolognaItaly

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