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2 years later

Thanks to Facebook’s “on this day” app, I was reminded of where I was 2 years ago today. It was the beginning of what was supposed to be my race week at Ironman Florida, but instead of packing and getting ready to race I was adjusting to life back at home following surgery and my revised goal for the week was to get my range of motion on my right knee to 90 degrees ( 380 more words



It is October 19th and there are 19 days left until Ironman Florida–a race I have waited for 3 years to conquer. It’s getting real people!!! 521 more words


Desmoplastic fibroma of bone: Case report and review of the literature

by Zachary M. Thomas, DPM, AACFAS,CWSP1,  Matthew J. Sabo, DPM, FACFAS2

The Foot and Ankle Online Journal 8 (2): 3

This is a case report on an unusual presentation of desmoplastic fibroma of bone. 1,150 more words

Benign Tumor

Another open letter...

I know, I seem to write a lot of “open letters” – but mostly I write them as open letters because I have very low expectations that anyone with any authority in such matters would actually care about what I have to say.  629 more words


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