Tumors and tumor-like conditions of bone

Sandra L. Wootton-Gorges

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


This chapter first discusses general principles of tumor imaging, including both characteristics of benign and malignant tumors and utility of different imaging modalities. It then enters an in-depth discussion of benign tumors and tumor-like lesions, addressing cystic, cartilaginous, osseous, fibro-osseous, and vascular lesions, along with Langerhans cell histiocytosis. It concludes with a review of osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma, the more common malignant tumors, as well as chondrosarcoma, lymphoma, malignant fi brous histiocytoma, and metastatic disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPediatric Orthopedic Imaging
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages36
ISBN (Electronic)9783642453816
ISBN (Print)9783642453809
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Nursing(all)


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