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Medical Term:

juxtacortical osteogenic sarcoma

 

Definition: a form of osteogenic sarcoma of relatively low malignancy, probably arising from the periosteum and initially involving cortical bone and adjacent connective tissue, which occurs in middle-aged as well as young adults and most commonly affects the lower part of the femoral shaft.

Synonym(s): periosteal sarcoma

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