Primary osteosarcoma of the ribs: CT findings

Ramzi E. Abdulrahman, Charles S. White, Philip A. Templeton, Benjamin Romney, Elizabeth H Moore, Seena C. Aisner

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We report the CT appearance of primary osteosarcoma of the ribs in three patients. CT evaluation is important because this lesion may present a diagnostic dilemma on chest radiographs. The tumor should be suspected if CT demonstrates dense calcification within a mass that is centered in a rib.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)127-129
Number of pages3
JournalSkeletal Radiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1995


  • CT scan
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Primary tumor
  • Ribs

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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    Abdulrahman, R. E., White, C. S., Templeton, P. A., Romney, B., Moore, E. H., & Aisner, S. C. (1995). Primary osteosarcoma of the ribs: CT findings. Skeletal Radiology, 24(2), 127-129.