Bone graft with chondrosarcoma

Record number: 
139
MPHO Type: 
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence: 
Donated femoral head for bone grafting, would have been transplanted but by histological examination resulted in discard. Not a routine procedure at the time.
Demonstration of imputability or root cause: 
Histological examination of femoral head
Suggest references: 
Palmer, S.H.; Gibbons, C.L.; Athanasou, N.A. The pathology of bone allograft J Bone Joint Surg Br 1999; 81 (2) :333 - 5