Unexplained bone or joint pain should be investigated to rule out bone sarcoma. It is commonplace to find such tumours incidentally following accidental trauma or from unexplained joint pain.
If you have suspicious radiographic features or are young its important you have appropriate assessment and investigations by a qualified specialist.
These are swellings due to cartilage cells which can present either within or external to bone. They may cause compressive effects or problems within the bone such as a cavity including pain and fracture. Most can be detected with an X-ray but most by MRI scan.
Such lumps include:
- Chondrosarcoma (Sarcoma)
If you have a swelling with some of the symptoms above, get in touch here to book and appointment for assessment