Osteomyelitis can be misdiagnosed as a cancer of bone

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  • the lesion is lytic—it’s destroying the bone

  • periosteum looks like it’s been lifted off the bone, and between the periosteum and the cortex, there is developing bone

  • so, you would think this is an osteosarcoma, but this was actually osteomyelitis

Category: Pathology Notes

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