Malignant giant cell tumour | definition of malignant giant cell tumour by Medical dictionary
malignant giant cell tumour
malignant giant cell tumour A nonspecific term for any malignant tumour characterised by myriad giant cells of virtually any lineage.
Carcinoma with giant cells (thyroid, pancreas, lung), melanoma, giant cell soft tissue osteosarcoma, giant cell fibrosarcoma, leiomyosarcoma with osteoclast-like giant cells.
Aneurysmal bone cyst, chondroblastoma, hyperparathyroidism.
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There was one case of malignant giant cell tumour
of humerus, which showed cortical permeation and an associated soft tissue mass as shown by Murphey et al.
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.[sup.3,4]