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September 1944

PROGRESS IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY FOR 1943 A REVIEW PREPARED BY AN EDITORIAL BOARD OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS: V. TUMORS OF BONE AND OF SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE

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ROCHESTER, MINN.

Arch Surg. 1944;49(3):198-209. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1944.01230020204007
Abstract

Classification of Tumors of Bone.  —Caldwell154 presents a classification that is employed at the Baylor Tumor Clinic:A. Benign tumors of bone1. Osteochondromas2. Multiple exostoses3. Chondromas and chondromyxomas4. Osteomas5. Benign giant cell tumors6. HemangiomasB. Malignant tumors of bone1. Osteogenic sarcomas(a) Chondromyxosarcomas(1) Primary chondromyxosarcomas(2) Chondrosarcomas (secondary)(b) Periosteal osteoblastic sarcomas(1) Sclerosing type(2) Osteoid type(3) Fibrous type(c) Fibrosarcomas of bone(d) Chondroblastic sarcomas (osteolytic)(e) Endosteal osteoblastic sarcomas (osteolytic)(f) Malignant giant cell tumors2. Ewing sarcomas3. Multiple myelomas (Bence-Jones proteinuria present in 50 per cent of cases)4. Chloromas, chloroleukosarcomas and chloromyelosarcomas5. Reticuloendothelial sarcomas6. ChordomasC. Metastatic tumors of bone and bone marrow1. Secondary carcinomas2. Lymphosarcomas3. Melanosarcomas4. Neuroblastomas and retinoblastomasBudd and MacDonald155 note confusion relative to the classification of tumors of bone. They present a

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