Brain is not always the last fortress; Osteosarcoma with large brain metastasis

Fatma Rabah*, Nawal Al-Mashaikhi, Ismail Beshlawi, Dipali Bhuyan, Mohamed Al-Hinai, Shaikha Al-Balushi, Nagwa El-Banna

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Abstract

Osteosarcomas are the most common malignant primary bone tumors in children and adolescents. Brain metastases of osteosarcoma are very rare and carry a dismal prognosis. We report a case of chondroblastic osteosarcoma of right humerus presented with right frontal lobe metastasis in a 10-year-old girl with small pulmonary lesions.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
Volume35
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2013

Keywords

  • brain metastasis
  • child
  • osteosarcoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Oncology
  • Hematology

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