Sarcomas in Bone Infarcts or Necrosis, or at the Site of Metallic Implants

  • Mario Campanacci


There are rare cases in which sarcomas (malignant fibrous histiocytomas: fig. 48-1, fibrosarcomas, osteosarcomas, angiosarcomas: fig. 48-2) develop in the area of an old bone infarct. These sarcomas have been observed only in the femur, tibia and humerus.


Gauche Disease Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma Sickle Cell Trait Left Femur Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma 
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Authors and Affiliations

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

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