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Journal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology:
doi: 10.1097/MPH.0b013e318266bbd4
Clinical and Laboratory Observations

Pulmonary Tuberculosis Mimicking Metastasis in a Patient With Osteosarcoma

Atas, Erman MD; Kesik, Vural MD; Kismet, Erol MD; Koseoglu, Vedat MD

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Abstract

Pulmonary metastasis even at diagnosis or during treatment is an important problem in osteosarcoma treatment and treatment modality varies in patients with metastasis. Metastasectomy and aggressive induction chemotherapy are the 2 most well-known treatment options. However, reactivation of pulmonary tuberculosis can be a problem in developing countries, where the prevalence of tuberculosis is high. Here, we described a patient with osteosarcoma with pulmonary tuberculosis reactivation mimicking metastasis.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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