Synovial sarcoma associated with osteofibrous dysplasia. A case report and review of the literature

M W Ben Arush, Y Ben Arieh, V Bialik, D Goldsher, I Meller, M Berant
American Journal of Pediatric Hematology/oncology 1992, 14 (3): 261-4
We report on a 14-year-old boy who demonstrated an unusual association between osteofibrous dysplasia and synovial sarcoma. This case suggests that a patient who presents with osteofibrous dysplasia of the tibia can eventually develop a malignant musculoskeletal tumor in the same anatomical location (same limb). This experience suggests that a patient who presents with osteofibrous dysplasia should be followed up for the possibility of a coexisting synovial sarcoma in the same leg.

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