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Tumors, Cysts, and Tumor Mimickers

  • Leonard E. Swischuk
  • Siddharth P. Jadhav
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Abstract

This chapter provides an overview of tumors, bone cysts, and tumor mimickers which can present to the emergency room. Various imaging modalities are addressed as are differential diagnoses. The objective is to provide an overview so that each entity is not repeated in other chapters.

Keywords

Pathologic Fracture Soft Tissue Tumor Plain Film Bone Cyst Malignant Bone Tumor 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leonard E. Swischuk
    • 1
  • Siddharth P. Jadhav
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of Texas Medical Branch Pediatric RadiologyGalvestonUSA
  2. 2.The Edward B. Singleton Department of Pediatric RadiologyTexas Children’s HospitalHoustonUSA

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