Virchows Archiv A

, Volume 365, Issue 1, pp 63–74 | Cite as

A perplexing malignant bone tumor

Highly malignant so-called adamantinoma or non-typical Ewing's sarcoma
  • U. J. G. M. van Haelst
  • A. H. de Haas van Dorsser


A malignant tumor of the second metatarsal in a thirteen-year-old girl with trouble-some clinical and especially light- and electronmicroscopical aspects is described. The findings are discussed in relation to each of the two possibilities to be considered: highly malignant, extra-cranial so-called adamantinoma (poorly differentiated or basaloid type) or Ewing's sarcoma with focal squamous differentiation, the latter being a most remarkable observation.

Key words

Extra-Cranial So-Called Adamantinoma Ewing's Sarcoma Light- and Electronmicroscopy 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • U. J. G. M. van Haelst
    • 1
  • A. H. de Haas van Dorsser
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pathology and Department of Orthopedic Surgery, St. Radboud HospitalUniversity of NijmegenThe Netherlands

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