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Sarcomatous transformation in diaphyseal aclasis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17419854     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Multiple hereditary exostosis (or diaphyseal aclasis) is a condition characterized by the development of multiple osteochondromas. The tendency for malignant transformation into chondrosarcoma is well known. Malignancy typically arises from the cartilaginous cap of the osteochondroma. Radiographs supplemented by computed tomography have an important role in the diagnosis of this condition. Magnetic resonance imaging shows the features of sarcomatous change and aids in differentiating malignancy from pseudotumours.
Z K Shah; W C G Peh; Y Wong; T W H Shek; A M Davies
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Australasian radiology     Volume:  51     ISSN:  0004-8461     ISO Abbreviation:  Australas Radiol     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-10     Completed Date:  2007-06-28     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0047441     Medline TA:  Australas Radiol     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  110-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Changi General Hospital, Singapore.
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MeSH Terms
Bone Neoplasms / pathology*,  radiography
Cell Transformation, Neoplastic*
Diagnosis, Differential
Exostoses, Multiple Hereditary / pathology*,  radiography
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Sarcoma / pathology*,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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