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Year : 2016 | Month : May | Volume : 10 | Issue : 5 | Page : XD03 - XD05

Pseudoaneurysms Masquerading as Malignant Bone Tumours

Suman Byregowda, Ajay Puri, Ashish Gulia, Aruna Prabhu, Amit Janu

1. Fellow, Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India. 2. Professor and Head, Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India. 3. Associate Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India. 4. Senior Resident, Department of Surgical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India. 5. Assistant Professor, Department of Radiodiagnosis, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India.

Correspondence Address :
Dr. Ashish Gulia,
Room 93, BST OPD, Main building, Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai-400012, India.
E-mail: aashishgulia@gmail.com

Abstract

Swelling around the knees can be due to both neoplastic as well as non neoplastic aetiology. One of the rare cause for the same is pseudoaneurysm. Pseudoaneurysms can mimic a bone tumor or a soft tissue sarcoma. Pseudoanuerysms result because of the gradual growth occurring due to constant arterial pressure and development of a reactive fibrous capsule. Inappropriate diagnosis and management of these lesions may result in major morbidity and rarely mortality. We present two cases of pseudoaneurysms around the knees which were misdiagnosed as osteogenic sarcomas. These cases also stress on the importance of multidisciplinary care in preventing avoidable morbidity, mortality and providing safe and optimal care to the patients.

Keywords

Biopsy, Knee swelling, Osteogenic sarcoma, Yin-yang-sign

How to cite this article :

Suman Byregowda, Ajay Puri, Ashish Gulia, Aruna Prabhu, Amit Janu. PSEUDOANEURYSMS MASQUERADING AS MALIGNANT BONE TUMOURS. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2016 May [cited: 2018 Apr 22 ]; 10:XD03-XD05. Available from
http://www.jcdr.net/back_issues.asp?issn=0973-709x&year=2016&month=May&volume=10&issue=5&page=XD03-XD05&id=7852

DOI and Others

DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2016/18551.7852


Date of Submission: Dec 25, 2015
Date of Peer Review: Jan 25, 2016
Date of Acceptance: Jan 31, 2016
Date of Publishing: May 01, 2016

Financial OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.

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