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It is rare to see osteosarcoma at this age. In the elderly there is usually a predisposing cause . There was no underlying Pagets disease of history of previous irradiation. Chemotherapy is contraindicated at this age. It was decided to treat this lesion palliatively. An excision of the lesion was done and the defect closed with a myocutaneous flap.