Giant cell tumor of the tibia

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski

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Knee pain.

Patient Data

Age: 36
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

The lesion in the proximal tibia is eccentrically located, involving the lateral aspect of the tibial metaphysis, extending into the epiphysis to the subarticular cortex. It is well-defined, moderately expansile with cortical thinning, and shows no evidence of cortical violation, periosteal reaction, or extension into the soft tissues. 

Case Discussion

Typical example of a giant cell tumor

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Case Information

rID: 26226
Case created: 8th Dec 2013
Last edited: 25th May 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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