Radiation-induced osteosarcoma of the maxilla.

Kasthoori, J.J. and Wastie, M.L. (2006) Radiation-induced osteosarcoma of the maxilla. Singapore Medical Journal, 47 (10). pp. 907-9. ISSN 0037-5675, DOI 16990970.

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Radiation-induced sarcomas are well-known though uncommon potential late sequelae of radiation therapy. We report irradiation-induced osteosarcoma involving the maxilla following treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma in a 44-year-old man who presented with painful cheek swelling. Radiographs and computed tomography showed a large destructive lesion of the left maxilla. Diagnosis of osteosarcoma was confirmed by excision biopsy.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Department of Radiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur 59100, Malaysia.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adult; Cheek/physiopathology; Humans; Male;
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General) > Medical technology
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 24 Mar 2011 01:40
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2014 04:38
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/616

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