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    Is osteosarcoma in child a malignant condition?

My brother Tunok is 13 years old. His complaints are night pain (worst at night) in his left knee. Xray shows suggestive of osteomyelitis. MRI shows osteosarsoma. With lesion size 7.5X3.1 cm. Is it malignant ? and life threatning ? Will my brother survive ?
Thu, 26 Jun 2014
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Hi,
Thank you for asking question on health care magic.
Osteogenic sarcomma is a malignant tumor.
Immediate surgery is required.
It is a life threatening condition,needs urgent consultation with surgeon.
Hope this answer will serve your purpose
Please feel free to ask any more queries if required
Take care
Dr.M.V.Subrahmanyam MD;DCH
Associate professor of pediatrics
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