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Childhood parosteal osteosarcoma

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Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: Childhood Parosteal Osteogenic Sarcoma; childhood parosteal osteogenic sarcoma; Childhood Parosteal Osteosarcoma; childhood parosteal osteosarcoma
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0003654


A low grade malignant bone-forming mesenchymal neoplasm arising from the surface of the bone. It occurs in childhood and usually affects the distal posterior femur, the proximal tibia, and proximal humerus. Painless swelling is the usual clinical sign. The prognosis is usually excellent. [from NCI]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVChildhood parosteal osteosarcoma

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Greenspan A, Azouz EM
Can Assoc Radiol J 1999 Oct;50(5):324-30. PMID: 10555508

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