Bone & joints

Topic Completed: 1 August 2013

Revised: 228 December 2018

Copyright: (c) 2003-2018,, Inc.

PubMed Search: osteoblastoma-like

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N Osteoblastoma-like. website. Accessed August 14th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Rare, 1% of all osteosarcomas
  • Mean age 29 years, range 19 - 47 years, more common in males
  • Resection with wide surgical margins
  • May recur if inadequate margins, may metastasize
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Resembles osteoblastoma, but permeation of surrounding host tissue
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Dr. Mark R. Wick

Low grade

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