Giant cell tumor

Case contributed by Dr Mohammed Alshammari


Right ankle pain

Patient Data

Age: 24 years
Gender: Male

X-ray: expansile osteolytic lesion in the distal epiphysis of the right tibia. The lesion is eccentric, abutting the articular surface and shows narrow zone of transition.

MR: subarticular destructive soft tissue tumor in the distal right tibia with extension into posterior soft tissue mainly flexor hallucis longus muscle with evidence of central necrosis and periosteal elevation and no internal osteoid matrix.

Case Discussion


Giant cell tumor

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Case information

rID: 16266
Published: 5th Jan 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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