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Skeletal metastasis from sarcoma: a report of three cases

  • Manabu HoshiEmail author
  • Susumu Taguchi
  • Makoto Ieguchi
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Abstract

In the present report, we describe the very rare occurrence of soft tissue metastases from sarcoma at four sites in three patients, focusing on the clinical course and radiological features. All soft tissue masses occurred as a result of disseminated metastases from malignant sarcomas. The initial symptoms presented as painful masses. Magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated a non-specific appearance for the skeletal metastases derived from the sarcomas, corresponding to the signal of the primary lesion.

Keywords

Skeletal metastasis Sarcoma MRI 

Notes

Conflict of interest statement

No funds were received in support of this study.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Orthopedic SurgeryOsaka City University Graduate School of MedicineOsakaJapan

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