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Osteosarcoma in Pediatric Patients and Young Adults – Sarcoma

Extraskeletal osteosarcoma (ESOS) is a rare malignant soft tissue sarcoma with histologic similarities to primary bone osteosarcoma but without attachment to the bone or periosteum. ESOS accounts for 1% of all soft tissue sarcomas and 4% of osteogenic osteosarcomas. 569 more words

Washington Musculoskeletal Tumor Center

The scapula is a relatively uncommon site for primary bone sarcomas. Tumors arising from the scapula are often initially contained by the rotator cuff muscles that protect pertinent adjacent muscles as well as the brachial plexus and axillary blood vessels. 216 more words

Malignant Tumors - Sarcoma

Malignant tumors arising from the skeletal system are rare, representing just 0.001% of all new cancers. Only 400 to 600 new primary bone sarcomas are diagnosed annually in the United States. 248 more words