Soft tissue pathology for the radiologist: a tumor board primer with 2020 WHO classification update

Karin J. Kuhn, Jeffrey M. Cloutier, Robert D. Boutin, Robert J Steffner, Geoffrey Riley

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Abstract

Radiologists serve an important role in the diagnosis and staging of soft tissue tumors, often through participation in multidisciplinary tumor board teams. While an important function of the radiologist is to review pertinent imaging and assist in the differential diagnosis, a critical role is to ensure that there is concordance between the imaging and the pathologic diagnosis. This requires a basic understanding of the pathology of soft tissue tumors, particularly in the case of diagnostic dilemmas or incongruent imaging and histologic features. This work is intended to provide an overview of soft tissue pathology for the radiologist to optimize participation in multidisciplinary orthopedic oncology tumor boards, allowing for contribution to management decisions with expertise beyond image interpretation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalSkeletal Radiology
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - 2020
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Differential diagnosis
  • Musculoskeletal system/diagnosis
  • Musculoskeletal system/pathology
  • Patient care team
  • Sarcoma
  • Soft tissue neoplasms

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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