Visual Guide to Musculoskeletal Tumors: A Clinical - Radiologic - Histologic Approach - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781437703030, 9781455710799

Visual Guide to Musculoskeletal Tumors: A Clinical - Radiologic - Histologic Approach

1st Edition

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Authors: Felasfa Wodajo Frank Gannon Mark Murphey
eBook ISBN: 9781455710799
eBook ISBN: 9780323249492
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 3rd May 2010
Page Count: 256

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Visual Guide to Musculoskeletal Tumors: A Clinical-Radiologic-Histologic Approach, by Felasfa Wodajo, MD; Frank Gannon, MD and Mark Murphey, MD, uses a pattern-recognition approach to help you diagnose challenging musculoskeletal tumors with confidence. With an easy-to-use format, it is the only resource that correlates histology studies and imaging studies. By comparing images these superb-quality, large-scale images, you can master pattern recognition for the 30 most important musculoskeletal tumors and make informed, effective, and rapid decisions on diagnosis and treatment.

Key Features

Master pattern recognition and diagnosis of musculoskeletal tumors with easy-to-use templated chapters and 900 illustrations summarizing essential clinical, histologic, and radiologic findings.                                                             Make rapid, confident decisions on diagnosis and treatment by comparing your clinical findings to the book’s extensive collection of detailed, large-scale illustrations.                                                                                                        Access the book from any computer at, complete with the full text, entire image bank, and "self-assessment" cases to further augment mastery of the subject matter.

Table of Contents

Visual Guide to Musculoskeletal Tumors:

A Clinical - Radiologic - Histologic Approach



  • Principles of Musculoskeletal Radiology
  • Normal Musculoskeletal Histology

Benign Bone Tumors I

- Unicameral Bone Cyst

 - Nonossifying Fibroma

 - Fibrous Dysplasia

 - Enchondroma

 - Osteochondroma

 - Osteoid Osteoma


Benign Bone Tumors II

 - Chondroblastoma

 - Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis

 - Chondromyxoid Fibroma

 - Osteofibrous Dysplasia

 - Aneurysmal Bone Cyst

 - Osteoblastoma

 - Giant Cell Tumor


Malignant Bone Tumors

 - Osteosarcoma

 - Chondrosarcoma

 - Ewing sarcoma

 - Adamantinoma

 - Chordoma

 - Lymphoma

 - Multiple Myeloma

 - Metastatic Carcinoma


Soft Tissue Tumors

- Lipoma

  • Vascular Malformation
  • Benign Nerve Sheath Tumor
  • Elastofibroma
  • Fibromatosis
  • Undifferentiated Sarcoma
  • Liposarcoma
  • Synovial Sarcoma


Articular Tumors

  • Giant Cell Tumor of Tendon Sheath
  • Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis
  • Synovial Chondromatosis


Comparative Diagnosis

  • Comparative Musculoskeletal Radiology
  • Comparative Musculoskeletal Histology


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About the Author

Felasfa Wodajo

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Orthopaedic Oncology, Inova Fairfax Hospital and Invoa Hospital for Children; Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopaedics, Georgetown University School of Medicine; Instructor, Orthopaedics; Howard University School of Medicine; Consultant, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Frank Gannon

Mark Murphey

Affiliations and Expertise

Physician-in-Chief, International Course Director, Radiologic Pathology Course Director, Chief, Musculoskeletal Imaging, American Institute for Radiologic Pathology, Professor of Radiology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Staff Radiologist Musculoskeletal Section, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland