Educational Case: Pediatric Osteosarcoma

Acad Pathol. 2019 Mar 5:6:2374289519833902. doi: 10.1177/2374289519833902. eCollection 2019 Jan-Dec.


The following fictional case is intended as a learning tool within the Pathology Competencies for Medical Education (PCME), a set of national standards for teaching pathology. These are divided into three basic competencies: Disease Mechanisms and Processes, Organ System Pathology, and Diagnostic Medicine and Therapeutic Pathology. For additional information, and a full list of learning objectives for all three competencies, see

Keywords: bone; bone tumor; children; musculoskeletal; organ system pathology; osteosarcoma; pathology competencies.