Paleopathological study on a case of osteosarcoma.

  title={Paleopathological study on a case of osteosarcoma.},
  author={Toshimitsu Suzuki},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  volume={74 3},
This report concerns a probable case of osteosarcoma found in a precontact Hawaiian skeleton from the east coast of Oahu Island, Hawaii. A young adult female showed a tumorous bone proliferation with a coarse, corallike appearance at the distal metaphyseal area of the left femur. In gross observation, a profusion of coalescing bone was extended to the surrounding space and also invaded the marrow space. X-ray films revealed spotted and ringed shadows in the shaft and a "sunburst appearance" in… CONTINUE READING

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