Limb Salvage in Extra Skeletal Osteosarcoma of Shoulder Region: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Vol. 9 | Issue 1 | January-February 2021 | Page: 52-55 | Atmananda Hegde, Harish Eshwarappa, Amanda Christina Pinto, Hema Kini, Prakash Saxena , Chethan Shetty

Authors: Atmananda Hegde [1], Harish Eshwarappa [2], Amanda Christina Pinto [3], Hema Kini [3], P U, Prakash Saxena [4], Chethan Shetty [1]

[1] Department of Orthopaedics, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, India.
[2] Department of Oncology, Kasturba Medical College Hospital, Ambedkar circle, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.
[3] Department of Pathology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, India.
[4] Department of Radiation Oncology, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Atmananda Hegde,
Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education Karnataka, India.



Case Report: Here we present a very rare case of extraskeletal osteosarcoma (ESOS) in a young male abutting the scapula who underwent a limb salvaging reconstructive therapy after course of neoadjuvant chemotherapy.
Conclusion: ESOS comprises 2–5% of all osteosarcomas and less than 1% of all soft tissue sarcomas. These tumors need to be differentiated from post-traumatic myositis ossificans, soft tissue sacromas and surface osteosarcomas. The acceptable treatment for ESOS is neoadjuvant chemotherapy followed by wide resection of the tumour. In our case patient had good function of elbow and wrist with no local recurrence or metastasis at one year follow up.
Keywords: Extraskeletal osteosarcoma; Limb salvage.


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How to Cite this article:  Hegde A, Eshwarappa H, Pinto AC, Kini H, Saxena PUP, Shetty C | Limb Salvage in Extra Skeletal Osteosarcoma of Shoulder Region- A Case Report and Review of Literature| Journal of Karnataka Orthopaedic Association | January-February 2021; 9(1): 52-55.


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