Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 3 Issue 2

Femoral Diaphysis Reconstructed with Intercalary Endoprothesis in A Case of Parosteal Osteosarcoma

IPS Oberoi*, Abhishek, Satvir Singh, DS Solanki and Mohinder S Chib

Orthopedics, Artemis Hospital India

*Corresponding Author: IPS Oberoi, Orthopedics, Artemis Hospital India.

Received: January 09, 2020; Published: January 29, 2020


  Parosteal osteosarcoma (POS) is a rare, slow-growing malignant tumour that predominantly occurs on the surface of the metaphysis of long bones. POS accounts for ~1-2% of primary malignant bone tumours.

   Wide resection of POS is recommended to prevent local recurrence and the rate of distant metastasis; however, the optimal technique for long bone diaphyseal reconstruction following tumour resection is undecided.

   The present case report describes the treatment of a 27-year old patient diagnosed with POS localized in the diaphysis of the right femur. A intercalary endoprosthesis was used to achieve anatomical and functional reconstruction for a 10 cm bone defect following en bloc tumour resection.

   These intercalary implants helps in early recovery of the patients that is not possible in biological method of treatment. However, long-term follow studies are required to know the longevity of these implants and complication related to them.

Keywords: Intercalary; Endoprosthesis; Osteosarcoma; Limb Salvage



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Citation: IPS Oberoi., et al. “Femoral Diaphysis Reconstructed with Intercalary Endoprothesis in A Case of Parosteal Osteosarcoma ".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 3.2 (2020): 56-59.


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