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Case Report

Year: 2017 | Month: March | Volume: 7 | Issue: 3 | Pages: 388-390

Osteosarcoma in Pregnancy - A Rare Case Report

Dr. Vinu Choudhary1, Dr. Romana Maldar2

1Senior Resident, Dept of Obs&Gynae., Sawai Man Singh Medical (SMS) College & Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan
2Associate Professor, Dept. of Obs&Gynae., J.N. Medical College, Belgavi, Karnataka

Corresponding Author: Dr. Vinu Choudhary


We are presenting a rare case of osteosarcoma in pregnancy who presented to OPD with the complaint of swelling in left knee joint since one month. A provisional diagnosis of primigravida 35 weeks period of gestation with? cellulitis of left thigh ? Osteoarthritis of left knee joint was made. X ray left of femur( AP, lateral )- fracture distal shaft of left femur. MRI of left leg - neoplastic etiology, high grade juxtacortical osteosarcoma of distal shaft of left femur. A final diagnosis of primigravida 35 weeks period of gestation with osteosarcoma of left lower end of femur was framed. Patient was taken up for elective preterm LSCS on 24-11-15 and delivered female child, 2.2 kg. Bone biopsy of the lesion was also taken in same sitting. Histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of osteosarcoma. Patient underwent amputation above mid left thigh on 8 December 2016.

Key words: Osteosarcoma, pregnancy, MRI, caesarean section, amputation, chemotherapy.

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