Fibrous and Fibroosseous tumors of bone
Fracture callus

Topic Completed: 1 August 2013

Minor changes: 5 July 2019

Copyright: 2003-2019,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Fracture callus[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Fracture callus. website. Accessed June 7th, 2020.
Radiology description
  • Stress fractures may resemble tumors with extensive periosteal new bone formation
  • Postmenopausal women may have insufficiency fractures in pelvis resembling metastatic carcinoma
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Spindle cell proliferation with cartilage and bone
  • May be hypercellular but orderly maturation present
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick
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Atypical cartilage component

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Fracture callus with sarcoma

Differential diagnosis
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