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The plain Xray on the previous page shows lytic destruction of most of C2 vertebra. The magnetic resonance images show the tumor encroaching on the spinal cord
Biopsy was done and the patient sent for radiotherapy. Osteosarcoma at this site has a poor prognosis. The patient died of the sequelae of rapidly developing quadriplegia about 2 months later.