Pseudotumors and Reactive Lesions

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Abstract

This article discusses reactive or degenerative processes in bone or periosteal soft tissue that occasionally masquerade as neoplasms. Presentation of the clinical, radiologic, and pathologic features of these processes is provided with an emphasis on the avoidance of overdiagnosis. Clinical, radiologic, and pathologic features of pseudotumors are presented in detail. This article approaches these tumor-like lesions in 2 categories: (1) those in the soft tissue next to bone and (2) those inside bones from the aspect of mineralization and calcification.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)257-286
Number of pages30
JournalSurgical Pathology Clinics
Volume5
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2012

Keywords

  • Florid osteolysis
  • Giant cell reparative granuloma
  • Heterotopic ossification
  • Tumoral calcinosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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