Table 1: Clinical and pathological features of patients included in the study.

PatientAgeHIV statusCD4 countDuration of symptoms
(months)
Preexisting
lesion
DiagnosisLocation of tumourLDHMetastasisManagement

130+29212Parosteal osteosarcomaHigh-grade surface osteosarcomaProximal tibia675NoneAmputation, adjuvant chemotherapy
240+2742Parosteal osteosarcomaHigh-grade surface osteosarcomaDistal femur383LungPalliative amputation and chemotherapy
351+2886n/aConventional
osteosarcoma
Distal femur854Lung, bonePalliative amputation and chemotherapy
437+30124Giant cell tumourConventional
osteosarcoma
Proximal
tibia
441LungPalliative amputation and chemotherapy
550+23760n/aConventional
osteosarcoma
Proximal humerus2977LungPalliative chemo- and radiotherapy
643n/a7n/aConventional
osteosarcoma
Proximal tibia947LungPalliative amputation and chemotherapy
733n/a6n/aConventional
osteosarcoma
Distal femur1139LungPalliative amputation and chemotherapy
844n/a7n/aTelangiectatic
osteosarcoma
Proximal femur415None Refused surgery,
chemo- and radiotherapy