Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health

Volume 11, Issue 1, March 2021, Pages 132 - 136

Primary Bone Tumors in North of Jordan

Authors
Khaldoon M. Bashaireh1, *, Mohammed Alorjani2, ORCID, Rami A. Jahmani1, Abedallah Al Khateeb1, Faisal Nimri2, ORCID, Mohammad A. Al-Ebbini3, Abdel Rhaman M. Ababneh3, ORCID
1Department of Special Surgery, Division of Orthopedics, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid 22110, Jordan
2Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid 22110, Jordan
3Internship, King Abdullah University Hospital, Irbid 22110, Jordan
*Corresponding author. Email: bashaireh@just.edu.jo
Corresponding Author
Khaldoon M. Bashaireh
Received 17 April 2020, Accepted 16 October 2020, Available Online 11 November 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/jegh.k.201102.001How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Bone tumor, multiple myeloma, osteochondroma, giant cell tumor
Abstract

Objective: Primary tumors of bone are relatively uncommon. Little information is available about the etiology, pathophysiology, risk factors and epidemiologic features of bone tumors. In this article, we present the epidemiological data about the primary (benign and malignant) bone tumors in Jordan.

Methods: Retrospectively, we identified and assessed those patients who were diagnosed with primary bone tumor between January 2004 and December 2018 at King Abdullah University Hospital. The following information was obtained: demographics (age, sex), clinical presentation, and location of the tumor. Also, the histopathological results and finding and recurrence of the tumors were retrieved. The included primary bone tumors were those tumors fulfill the World Health Organization classification of soft tissue and bone tumors.

Results: During the study period, four-hundred and thirty-seven cases of the primary bone tumor were diagnosed in our institution. More than half of the cases were males (52.5% males and 47.5% females). In most cases, young adults are affected. The mean age for the diagnosis of giant cell tumor of bone (GCTB) is 34.1 years. The appendicular skeleton was involved in 269 (81.5%) patients while the axial skeleton in 60 patients. The most common encountered pathology is the multiple myeloma with 120 patients. After that, osteochondroma was diagnosed in 110 patients. Females were mostly affected by giant cell tumor while the osteochondroma and chondrosarcoma were seen mostly in males. Multiple myeloma tends to develop in elderly while juvenile ossifying fibroma occurred in young pediatrics and Ewing sarcoma in school-age children and adolescents. Giant cell tumor and osteoid osteoma have the tendency to recur.

Conclusion: The diagnosis of primary bone tumors is of particular important. The reporting of epidemiological studies is essential in order to expand our knowledge regarding this uncommon type of tumors.

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Journal
Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health
Volume-Issue
11 - 1
Pages
132 - 136
Publication Date
2020/11/11
ISSN (Online)
2210-6014
ISSN (Print)
2210-6006
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/jegh.k.201102.001How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2020 The Authors. Published by Atlantis Press International B.V.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC 4.0 license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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