Advanced therapeutic strategy for radiation-induced osteosarcoma in the skull base: a case report and review

Abstract

A review of patients with skull base osteosarcoma secondary to radiation (radiation-induced osteosarcoma: RIOS) of the pituitary tumor shows the mean survival of approximately 7 months (2 weeks-16 months). This warning prognosis seems to stem from two factors, 1) the anatomical complexity of the skull base for total resection of the tumor, and 2) standard… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1748-717X-7-136

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