The Hip: Preservation, Replacement and Revision

Diff Dx of Bone Tumors by Anatomic Site


     - Skull
     - Humerus/Scapula
     - Hand/Wrist
     - Spine
     - Pelvis
     - Ribs
     - Proximal Femur
     - Distal Femur
     - Proximal Tibia
     - Distal Tibia
     - Fibula
     - Foot
     - patella:
           - benign tumors of the patella are more frequent than malignant tumors (73% versus 27%);
           - most common benign tumors are GCT and chondroblastoma;
           - treatment:
                 - benign stage I and II: curettage;
                 - benign stage III: patellectomy
                 - stage Ia tumors: extensive patellectomy;
                 - stage Ib tumors: patellectomy with excision of involved tissues;
                 - stage IIB: extra-articular resection or amputation


Patellar Tumors.  



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 12:11 pm