Imaging evaluation of musculoskeletal tumors

Nicholas Morley, Imran M Omar*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

9 Scopus citations


In this chapter, we review different imaging modalities, including radiography, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine scintigraphy, and their application to musculoskeletal neoplasm. Advantages and limitations of each modality are reviewed, and suggestions for imaging approach are provided.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOrthopaedic Oncology
Subtitle of host publicationPrimary and Metastatic Tumors of the Skeletal System
PublisherKluwer Academic Publishers
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9783319073224
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

Publication series

NameCancer Treatment and Research
ISSN (Print)0927-3042


  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Medical Imaging
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Radiography
  • Radiology
  • Ultrasound
  • X-ray

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research


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