Malignant chest wall neoplasms of bone and cartilage: a pictorial review of CT and MR findings.

@article{OSullivan2007MalignantCW,
  title={Malignant chest wall neoplasms of bone and cartilage: a pictorial review of CT and MR findings.},
  author={Paul J O'Sullivan and Helena O'Dwyer and Julia Flint and Peter L. Munk and Nestor Luiz Muller},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={80 956},
  pages={678-84}
}
Malignant tumours of the chest wall are uncommon. The purpose of this pictorial essay is to describe the CT and MRI findings of malignant neoplasms affecting the bony skeleton of the chest wall and the costal cartilages. The most common primary malignant neoplasms involving the bony skeleton of the chest wall are chondrosarcoma, osteosarcoma and Ewing's sarcoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumour. Metastases, multiple myeloma and invasive primary lung cancer are the most frequent secondary lesions… CONTINUE READING