Primary osteosarcoma of the ribs: CT findings

Ramzi E. Abdulrahman, Charles S. White, Philip A. Templeton, Benjamin Romney, Elizabeth H. Moore, Seena C. Aisner

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We report the CT appearance of primary osteosarcoma of the ribs in three patients. CT evaluation is important because this lesion may present a diagnostic dilemma on chest radiographs. The tumor should be suspected if CT demonstrates dense calcification within a mass that is centered in a rib.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)127-129
Number of pages3
JournalSkeletal radiology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1995


  • CT scan
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Primary tumor
  • Ribs

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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