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AP X ray showing destruction of the medial femoral condyle
Aggressive, destructive lytic tumour of the medial femoral condyle. A pathological fracture was present through the area. Mineralisation is seen in the soft tissues adjacent to the condyle. This tumour extends through the growth plate to invade the epiphyseal region too. Osteosarcoma usually respects the growth plate, which is avascular. It may on occasions grow through this barrier.