Semin Musculoskelet Radiol 2021; 25(01): 057-067
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1723965
Review Article

Imaging of Pediatric Bone Tumors and Tumor-like Lesions

Sinan Al-Qassab
1  Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Oswestry, United Kingdom
,
Radhesh Lalam
1  Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Oswestry, United Kingdom
,
Rajesh Botchu
2  The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham, United Kingdom
,
Alberto Bazzocchi
3  IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
› Author Affiliations

Abstract

Bone lesions are commonly seen when reporting pediatric skeletal imaging. Distinguishing aggressive from nonaggressive lesions is essential in making the diagnosis. Not all aggressive lesions are neoplastic; indeed, osteomyelitis frequently presents with aggressive appearances and is far more commonly seen in the pediatric population than neoplastic lesions. In this article, we discuss an approach for the diagnosis of pediatric bone tumors and tumor-like conditions. The most common pediatric benign and malignant bone tumors are discussed in more detail.



Publication History

Publication Date:
21 May 2021 (online)

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