Delayed Diagnosis of Primary Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors Initially Treated as Degenerative Spinal Disorders.

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Background Symptoms of primary bone and soft tissue tumors located in the trunk mimic those of degenerative spinal disorders such as low back pain or pain or numbness of the legs. Due to their rarity, especially in sarcoma located in the trunk, diagnosis is sometimes delayed. Methods A retrospective review was performed of the records of 383 patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.2152/jmi.63.274

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@article{Nishisho2016DelayedDO, title={Delayed Diagnosis of Primary Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors Initially Treated as Degenerative Spinal Disorders.}, author={Toshihiko Nishisho and Toshinori Sakai and Fumitake Tezuka and Kosaku Higashino and Shoichiro Takao and Yoichiro Takata and Ryo Miyagi and Shunichi Toki and Mitsunobu Abe and Kazuta Yamashita and Akihiro Nagamachi and Koichi Sairyo}, journal={The journal of medical investigation : JMI}, year={2016}, volume={63 3-4}, pages={274-7} }