April - June 2019

Study of Bone Tumors

Bharat Pateliya1, Meena Patel2, Sanjay Dhotre3, Hansa Goswami4

13rd Year Resident, 2Assistant Professor, 3Associate Professor, 4Professor and HOD, Department of Pathology, Civil Hospital, B. J. M. C., Ahmedabad


radiological correlation of them with their relative frequencies, age and sex wise distribution in Tertiary Hospital of Ahmedabad. METHODS: : The study was carried out at Tertiary Hospital from October 2014 to September 2016 (2 years). A total of 150 bone tumors were analyzed. Bone biopsy was performed after detailed clinical and radiological examination. After fixation, decalcification, processing and H & E staining; histopathological diagnosis was made. RESULTS: Out of all 150 cases, benign tumors accounted 33.31% of cases, most common benign tumor in study was Giant Cell Tumor followed by Osteochondroma. Malignant tumors accounted for 66.69% of cases, highest incidence among malignant tumors was Osteosarcoma. This study showed that bone tumors occurred predominantly in 2nf decade of life with male preponderance. CONCLUSION: Though bone tumors are less common, if viewed in perspective of clinic-radiology and histopathology, correct diagnosis can be made.

Keywords: Bone Tumors, Osteosarcoma, Giant Cell Tumor

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