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Long-Bone Tumors

  • Claus-Peter Adler
  • Kazimierz Kozlowski

Abstract

The long bones are the most common location of tumors and tumorous conditions. The radiographic appearances are characteristic in many instances. This has important clinical implications, as most of the patients can be treated on the basis of plain radiographs alone, and the need for biopsy is limited to the malignant neoplasms and patients with unclear radiographic appearances and/or unusual clinical symptoms and signs.

Keywords

Fibrous Dysplasia Bone Cyst Osteoid Osteoma Tumorous Condition Aneurysmal Bone Cyst 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claus-Peter Adler
    • 1
  • Kazimierz Kozlowski
    • 2
  1. 1.Reference Center of Bone Disease, Institute of PathologyUniversity of FreiburgFreiburg i. Br.Germany
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyThe Children’s HospitalCamperdown, SydneyAustralia

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