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Epidemiological Study of Adamantinoma from US Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program: III Retrospective Analysis

Mahmut Nedim Aytekin, Recep Öztürk, Kamil Amer
Journal of Oncology 2020, 2020: 2809647
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Objective: Adamantinomas are rare low-grade malignant bone tumors. This study aims to describe the demographic characteristics and survival rates of patients suffering from adamantinomas.

Methods: The National Institute of Cancer Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Recent Results (SEER) database was used, and patients diagnosed with adamantinoma between 1973 and 2016 were screened. Patients were classified according to sex, age, race/ethnicity, and marital status, and also tumors were classified according to year of diagnosis, laterality, type of treatment, and follow-up.

Results: The mean age of patients was 30.8 ± 16.7 (range: 4-75). A total of 92 patients were identified; of these, 43 were females and 49 were males. The mean follow-up period was 138.1 ± 90.3 (range: 1-156) months. Mean survival duration was 287.8 ± 15.4 (95% CI: 257.7-317.9) months. Five- and ten-year survival rates were 98.8% and 91.5%, respectively. Besides, survival time was also observed to be independent of gender, age groups, race, marital status, tumor location, and year of diagnosis.

Conclusion: Adamantinoma is a very rare bone tumor that affects the long bones in lower extremities and is more common in men. Five- and 10-year survival prognoses are reasonably satisfactory. Also, survival time is independent of variables such as gender, age, and tumor location.

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