Michael P. D'Alessandro, M.D.
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed
Tumor spreads in the marrow cavity and through the cortex into the periosteum and beyond with a tendency to infiltrate the soft tissues.
Initially it may appear to be a subpleural or subcutaneous soft tissue mass. Later, rib expansion with destruction of the cortex and medulla, periosteal new bone formation and an associated soft tissue mass will be seen. Pleural effusions are often seen.
Chest wall mass
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