The surgical treatment of malignant bone tumors involving the pelvis represents a great challenge in terms of local control. Internal hemipelvectomy is a major surgical procedure that involves the resection of the entire hemipelvis or of a portion of the hemipelvis with preservation of the ipsilateral extremity. The need for a bilateral internal hemipelvectomy is an extraordinary situation. We describe the case of an 11-year-old girl with a primary diagnosis of rhabdomyosarcoma of the bladder at the age of two years who subsequently developed a right pelvis osteosarcoma at the age of six years and a left pelvis osteosarcoma at the age of nine years. She ultimately underwent sequential bilateral internal hemipelvectomies and she postoperatively ambulates without an assist device.Le texte complet de cet article est disponible en PDF.
Keywords : Internal hemipelvectomy, Osteosarcoma, Radiation-induced tumors