Infiltration of sarcomas into the hip joint: comparison of CT, MRI and histologic findings in 67 cases.

@article{Ozaki2002InfiltrationOS,
  title={Infiltration of sarcomas into the hip joint: comparison of CT, MRI and histologic findings in 67 cases.},
  author={Toshifumi Ozaki and Marc Putzke and Horst Buerger and Georg Gosheger and Winfried Winkelmann and Norbert Lindner},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  year={2002},
  volume={73 2},
  pages={220-6}
}
We analyzed the incidence, route, and characteristics of hip joint infiltration in pelvic or proximal femoral sarcomas. 67 patients with a sarcoma that originated around the hip joint (50 pelvic and 17 femoral) were included in this study. Preoperative CT and MRI were matched with the histological findings in tumor specimens. Tumor infiltration into the hip joint was suspected on the basis of preoperative imaging in 29 patients due to articular cartilage disruption, diffuse signal changes in… CONTINUE READING