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Proximal Humerus Osteosarcoma: Limb Salvage Surgery Using Custom-made Shoulder Arthroplasty and Capsule Reconstruction with the Aortic Synthetic Graft

SV Akshay Kumar, R Deivanayagam, SA Rajkumar, J Balasubramaniam

Keywords : Aortic synthetic graft, Osteosarcoma, Prosthesis, Reconstruction, Tumor surgery

Citation Information : Kumar SA, Deivanayagam R, Rajkumar S, Balasubramaniam J. Proximal Humerus Osteosarcoma: Limb Salvage Surgery Using Custom-made Shoulder Arthroplasty and Capsule Reconstruction with the Aortic Synthetic Graft. 2021; 3 (2):87-90.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10079-1042

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 22-09-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Case description: We are presenting our patient with osteosarcoma in the right proximal humerus from the Southern Region of India. He had been managed well with reconstructive surgery using prosthesis and shoulder capsule reconstruction with the synthetic aortic graft. This 64-year-old, pleasant gentleman presented to us with acute onset of right shoulder pain and limitation of movements of the right shoulder joint limiting his routine activities. It had been successfully managed by a team of specialists with limb-salvage surgery. Conclusion: We validate that this tumor can occur in the proximal humerus of our Indian-aged man and when he presents to us early, he can be treated well by limb salvage with reconstructive surgery.

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