Development of angiosarcoma at the site of a bone infarct.

  title={Development of angiosarcoma at the site of a bone infarct.},
  author={Takeo Matsuno and Kiyoshi Kaneda and Naoki Takeda},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
A 34-year-old man presented with angiosarcoma which developed at the site of a preexisting bone infarct in the metaphysis of the right tibia. A malignant bone tumor may develop at the site of bone infarct, and its histologic type is most frequently malignant fibrous histiocytoma or fibrosarcoma. Few patients with osteosarcoma have been reported: only 2 patients who had angiosarcoma that developed in a preexisting bone infarct have been reported in the English literature. Malignant… CONTINUE READING