Bone & joints
Osteosarcoma
Epithelioid osteosarcoma


Topic Completed: 1 August 2013

Revised: 28 December 2018

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PubMed Search: Epithelioid osteosarcoma

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Rare pattern with rosette-like configuration simulating glands
  • Usually male patients under age 30
  • Sites: metaphysis of long tubular bones
  • Survival: poor, with 75% dead of multiple lung metastases despite surgery with wide margins and systemic chemotherapy; estimated 5 year survival of 15
Radiology description
  • Highly destructive with variable mineralization
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Osteoblastic osteosarcoma with small multinodular growth pattern, lacelike osteoid deposits, hemangiopericytoma-like vessels, rosette-like formation, epithelioid tumor cells
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick
Cytology images

Contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick

FNAB

Positive stains
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