tumors of the musculoskeletal (Assessment and Diagnostic findings …
tumors of the musculoskeletal
A tumor in the bone causes the normal bone tissue to react by osteolytic response or teoblastic response (bone formation). Primary tumors cause bone destruction, which weakens the bone resulting in bone fractures. adjacent normal bone responds to the tumor by altering its normal pattern of remodeling. the bones surface changes and the contours enlarge in the tumor area.
Assessment and Diagnostic findings
Metastatic sarcoma of the prostate
Symptoms of hypercalcaemia
serum phosphate levels are usually high with osteogenic sarcoma
A surgical biopsy
Chest X-rays are perfomed to determine the presesnce of lung metastasis
Obvious bone growth
Varying degrees of disability.
Pain (mild, moderate or severe).
The nurse should gently palpate the mass and notes its size and associated tissue swelling,pain, and tenderness.
Assessment of the neurovascular status and range of motion of the extremity provides baseline data for future comparisons.
vital signs and,DVT, pulmonary embolism and tissue atrophy post excision of bone tumor.
family and patients teaching about the disease process.
Nil known, but it is believed to be hereditory
Early detection offers the best hope for successful treatment, so people with known risk factors are encouraged to visit the doctor regularly and discuss their personal risk for developing bone cancer. This includes people with Li-Fraumeni syndrome, retinoblastoma, or other conditions in which sarcomas are inherited.
Previous radiation therapy
Chemotherapy for another cancer
Benign tumors or other bone conditions