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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 22-25

Primary osteosarcoma of the bone with rhabdoid features: A case report


Department of Medical Oncology, Faculty of Medecine, Salah Azaiez Institute, El Manar University, Tunis, Tunisia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Nesrine Chraiet
Department of Medical Oncology, Faculty of Medecine, Salah Azaiez Institute, El Manar University
Tunisia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/LJMS.LJMS_3_19

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Osteosarcomas and rhabdoid tumors are highly aggressive cancers, often described in children. Association of these two pathologies was described for the first time in Miami in 2016. Here, we report the second case of osteosarcoma associated with rhabdoid features diagnosed in Tunisia in a 16-year-old female. Our patient had metastatic mediastinal adenopathy at presentation and died after one course of chemotherapy. As this tumor is unusual, the diagnosis represents a real challenge.


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