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Table 6 BONE TUMOUR DIAGNOSIS: RADIOLOGICAL FEATURES

From: Guidelines for histopathological specimen examination and diagnostic reporting of primary bone tumours

• The precise anatomical location of the lesion in the affected bone (ie epiphyseal, metaphyseal, diaphyseal, medullary, cortical, periosteal or extraosseous in location).
• The size of the lesion
• The matrix composition of the lesion • The nature of the zone of transition or interface between the lesion and surrounding bone. • The pattern of bone destruction
• The presence or absence of infiltration of medullary bone.
• The presence or absence of cortical destruction and soft tissue involvement
• The nature of the periosteal reaction
• The presence of multiple lesions within bone