giant cell tumours

giant cell tumours

These bone tumours usually affect young adults, causing swelling and pain in a long bone near a joint. The X ray shows a typical ‘soap bubble’ appearance. They may be BENIGN or MALIGNANT but the outlook after reasonably early surgery is usually good.
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Everolimus, the immunosuppressant drug has been used in cases of TSC involving subependymal giant cell tumours and renal angiomyolipomas.
Surgical treatment of giant cell tumours of the thoracic and lumbar spine: Report of nine patients.
Does the addition of cement improve the rate of local recurrence after curettage of giant cell tumours in bone.
The terms of malignant giant cell tumours of soft tissues, giant cell sarcoma, giant cell undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma and malignant osteoclastoma are synonyms used for this variant.
Giant cell tumours and intraosseous lipomas of the sacrum are both rare.
Giant cell tumours of tendon sheath: Classification and recurrence rate.
Giant cell tumours were more common in 3rd decade, females were commonly affected and femur was the most common site similar to other study.
These include masses within the flexor tendon, or the tendon sheath such as intratendinous fibromas, giant cell tumours, flexor tendon xanthomas and lipomas.
Giant cell tumours of small bone of hands and feet.
Giant cell tumours almost always arise in the epiphysis of long bones by comparison Ewing's sarcoma lesions most often are centered in diaphysis.
Giant cell tumours are one of the commonest benign tumours of the bone, constituting approximately 5% of all primary bone tumours.