J Korean Orthop Assoc.  1976 Mar;11(1):127-131. 10.4055/jkoa.1976.11.1.127.

Angiosarcoma of the Distal end of the Clavicle: Report of a Case


Angiosarcoma is a rare tumor, and it is highly unusual for it to appear in bone as a primary lesion. Review of literature revealed that 38 such lesions have bsen recorded since 1925, when Codman wrote that they had as yet registered no case which could be considered a typical angiosarcoma prior to that date. Recently we encountered one tumor developed in the distal end of a clavicle which was confirmed as angiosarcoma by pathologic study. This case is presented with a review of literature.

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