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An 11-year-old boy has had persistent pain in his ...


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submitted by jambo2222(10),

It’s an osteosarcoma. Sarcoma = hematogenous mets. It’s in the legs so think how a DVT goes to lung. Same idea.

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submitted by cellgamesgojan(15),

Jambo is right. I was reading through Goljan Rapid Review and he states that the lungs are the most common site of metastasis for osteosarcoma.