Epithelioid and epithelial neoplasms of bone.

Journal Article (Review)

CONTEXT: Epithelioid and epithelial neoplasms seen in bone are rare and include epithelioid variants of vascular lesions, osteoblastoma, osteosarcoma, chordoma, and chondroblastoma as well as adamantinoma and metastatic carcinoma. OBJECTIVE: To provide an overview of tumors with epithelioid histology and address the clinical context and diagnostic issues. DATA SOURCES: Pertinent literature is reviewed with emphasis on recent and controversial issues. CONCLUSIONS: The differential diagnosis in epithelioid/epithelial lesions of bone is limited. The primary consideration in many cases is distinguishing primary from metastatic lesions.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Deyrup, AT; Montag, AG

Published Date

  • February 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 131 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 205 - 216

PubMed ID

  • 17284104

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1543-2165

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-9985

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1043/1543-2165(2007)131[205:eaenob]2.0.co;2


  • eng