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Table 2 Tumor history

From: Management of musculoskeletal tumors during pregnancy: a retrospective study

  Age at pregnancy First symptom/sign: gestational age in weeks Gestational age at delivery (weeks) Definite Diagnosis: time of successful biopsy Time between symptoms and diagnosis Number of doctors visited Misdiagnosis Imaging in pregnancy Biopsy in pregnancy (gestational age in weeks)
I 29 27-32a 36 8 months postpartum 10 months 10 Inflammation; PVNSb No Yes (34)
II 29 39 40 11 months postpartum 12 months (354 days) 3 Osteomyelitis No No
III 26 33 40 6 months postpartum 8 months (298 days) 5 Infectious bursal disease No Yes (35)
IV 30 32-35a 38 4 months postpartum 6 months 2   No No
V 40 34 41 4 months postpartum 6 months (166 days) 3 Femoral head necrosis No No
VI 26 14-18a - c c 8 Inguinal hernia c c
VII 33 32 41 4 months postpartum 6 months (172 days) 2 Adipose tissue; tumescence No No
VIII 32 c 40 gestational age of 24 weeks c 4 Lymphedema, Giant cell tumor MRI, US Yes (24)
  1. aPatient could only provide range of time
  2. bPigmented villonodular synovitis
  3. cUnable to retrieve exact time
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