giant-cell tumour

giant-cell tumour

rare, benign but aggressive tumour of long bones (distal femur; proximal tibia; metatarsals; phalanges) presenting as pain and localized tender swelling; characterized on X-ray as circumscribed radiolucent area with minimal periosteal reaction and little cortical damage; differential diagnosis should exclude aneurysmal bone cyst
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Giant-cell tumour of the knee: The condition of the cartilage after treatment by curettage and cementing.
Giant-cell tumour of bone: an analysis of 218 cases.
Radiological and clinical recurrence of giant-cell tumour of bone after the use of cement.
Denosumab in patients with giant-cell tumour of bone: an open-label, phase 2 study.
Giant-cell tumour of bone metastasising to the lungs.
Case reports, giant-cell tumour in the scaphoid bone.
Giant-cell tumour of the tendon sheath in the foot and ankle.
Roentgenographically, the tumour may be confused with benign giant-cell tumour, chondrosarcoma, central chondroma and even fibrous dysplasia.
Severo, "Magnetic resonance imaging aspects of giant-cell tumours of bone," Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology, vol.
Giant-cell tumours of bone of the hand and wrist: A review of imaging findings and differential diagnoses.
5) Histologically, brown tumours may be indistinguishable from giant-cell tumours of the bone, and correlation with clinical findings and imaging studies is essential in making the correct diagnosis.