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Can muscle be damaged by osteosarcoma?

Can muscle be damaged by osteosarcoma?

Sometimes: If the osteosarcoma has advasnced it can grow into surrounding tissues including muscle and cause pain and muscle damage with interference of muscle function. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Could osteosarcoma have metastasized to my butt muscle?

Could osteosarcoma have metastasized to my butt muscle?

I assume you: Have had a primary os, and now feel a lump in your butt. Os mostly goes to lungs. However, sarcomas can metastasize to muscles. You need to get tis looked at, not probing on line without a face to face and an exam. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have osteosarcoma?

Biopsy: Osteogenic sarocoma usually presents with bone pain in the area involved with/ without a noticeable mass. While it has a particular appearance on radiology studies, the way to confirm the diagnosis is to obtain a biopsy. So see your doctor for the oppropriate studies and biopsy if indicated. ...Read more

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What are the tests for osteosarcoma?

What are the tests for osteosarcoma?

The test are X-ray: And magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan, computerized tomography (ct) scan, positron emission tomography (pet) scan, bone scan, blood tests and bone biobsy. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of osteosarcoma?

Pain, swelling, fx: The initial symptoms are often nonspecific but generally include intermittent bone/ joint pain that involves primarily one area and that becomes more persistent over time as well as development of a mass/ swelling in the area around the tumor. Occassionally patients will present with a fracture throught the tumor. ...Read more

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How do you feel if you have osteosarcoma?

Pain and swelling: Pain is usually the first symptoms, but that applies to many issues. Swelling without a history of injury or trauma will also present, but this is in the later stages. If osteosarcoma spreads to other organs and areas of the body, it can affect overall health and functions of other body parts. ...Read more

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What is osteosarcoma and how can it be treated?

What is osteosarcoma and how can it be treated?

Bone cancer: Osteosarcoma is cancer caused by the dysregulation and malignant growth of bone cells that produce the hard boney matrix. The treatment options include surgery, radiation, and chemo combination. ...Read more

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Osteosarcoma (Definition)

Osteosaroma is a malignant neoplasm that arises ...Read more