OSTEOSARKOMA DIAGNOSIS DAN PENANGANANNYA
AbstractOsteosarcoma is the second most common bone malignant neoplasm. Occurs between 5 Ð 30 years old, most often
between 10 Ð 20 years old. It is located at long bone metaphyses which has rapid growth rate, therefore it is most often found in
the knee. Its diagnosis is established based on clinical findings, laboratory examination, radiographic examination such as plain xray
photo, CT-scan, MRI, bone scan, angiography and biopsy histopathologic examination. The osteosarcoma prognosis depends
on its stage and treatment effectivity. The osteosarcoma currently is managed by giving chemotherapy at pre-operative
(induction=neoadjuvant chemotherapy) and post-operative (adjuvant chemotherapy). ÓLimb salvageÓ is the expected objective in
surgical treatment for osteosarcoma. Post-operative follow up is very crucial in managing patient with osteosarcoma.
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KAWIYANA, Siki. OSTEOSARKOMA DIAGNOSIS DAN PENANGANANNYA. journal of internal medicine, [S.l.], nov. 2012. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/jim/article/view/3882>. Date accessed: 09 feb. 2023.
Osteosarcoma, diagnosis, treatment