Orthopedic Oncology Course- Radiology of Musculoskeletal Tumors- Lecture 2

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This lecture describes basic radiographic characteristics of various musculoskeletal tumors and teaches how to formulate a differential diagnosis based on radiographic imaging.

This is part of a lecture series on Radiology, Pathology, and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Tumors.

James C. Wittig, MD is an Orthopedic Oncologist and Sarcoma Surgeon who specializes in Limb Sparing Surgery for pediatric and adult bone and soft tissue sarcomas. He also performs surgery for benign bone and soft tissue tumors, pathological fractures, and metastatic cancers. Dr. Wittig regularly teaches orthopedic surgery residents about the radiological and pathological diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal tumors. In 2007, Dr. Wittig won Teacher of the Year award for outstanding leadership, guidance and selfless dedication to the Residents of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Department of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Wittig has recently been named one of the top 13 Orthopedic Oncologists in the United States. He has also been featured in Castle Connolly and New York Magazine as one of the Best Orthopedic Oncologists in the New York area and United States.

For more information please see my website: www.tumorsurgery.org

*** Disclaimer: The information presented in this video is not meant to substitute for any particular medical opinion. If you have been diagnosed with a tumor of any part of your body or a musculoskeletal tumor, you must seek a formal opinion from a medical doctor or an orthopedic oncologist. The information presented in these videos is purely for educational purposes. ***

tags: musculoskeletal radiology Osteosarcoma orthopedic oncology giant cell tumor osteochondroma Soft Tissue Mass fibrous dysplasia


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