Primary osteosarcoma of the sternum after coronary artery bypass grafting

Laurence Weinberg and Joseph Mathew
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (11): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2009.tb02599.x
Published online: 1 June 2009

To the Editor: A 71-year-old man presented with a firm erythematous painful swelling over the sternoclavicular region. He had undergone coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) 18 months earlier.

  • Laurence Weinberg1
  • Joseph Mathew2

  • 1 Department of Anaesthesia, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 Department of Diagnostic and Molecular Pathology, Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, UK.


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