Bone tumors

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Author: Mikael Häggström [notes 1]

Choice of modality

  • X-ray of bone tumors is the optimal initial choice for undiagnosed primary bone tumors.[1]
  • CT of bone tumors can aid in reaching a diagnosis in selected cases.[2] It is also indicated as part of a general metastasis screening in case of a known cancer.


  1. For a full list of contributors, see article history. Creators of images are attributed at the image description pages, seen by clicking on the images. See Radlines:Authorship for details.


  1. Costelloe, Colleen M.; Madewell, John E. (2013). "Radiography in the Initial Diagnosis of Primary Bone Tumors ". American Journal of Roentgenology 200 (1): 3–7. doi:10.2214/AJR.12.8488. ISSN 0361-803X. Archived from the original. . 
  2. Henk Jan van der Woude and Robin Smithuis. Bone tumor - Systematic approach and Differential diagnosis. Radiology Assistant. Retrieved on 2019-07-23.