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September 1930

OSTEOGENIC SARCOMA OF THE HUMERUS: REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE AND CASE REPORT

Author Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Surgery and Gynecology in the University of Virginia UNIVERSITY, VA.
From the Department of Surgery and Gynecology, University of Virginia.

Arch Surg. 1930;21(3):444-457. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1930.01150150081004
Abstract

A case of telangiectatic sarcoma of the humerus seen recently at the University of Virginia Hospital presents several features that seem sufficiently interesting to warrant a report. It has been submitted to the Registry of Bone Sarcoma for study. Because the case illustrates certain aspects of the disease mentioned by Ewing. Kolodny and others, a brief summary of the recent literature dealing with osteogenic sarcoma will be made.

REPORT OF CASE 

History.  —R. M., a mulatto boy, aged 17, was admitted to the University of Virginia Hospital on Jan. 14, 1929. The family and past history was entirely negative. The chief complaint was enlargement of the left shoulder of one week's duration. Because of slight soreness, which had increased gradually, his attention had been attracted to the shoulder about three weeks prior to the time of his admission. Motion in the joint had been slightly limited because of pain. No

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