Giant cell tumor - histology

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky

Giant cell tumor of bone - high mag. Image courtesy of Nephron.  See case discussion for more details.

Case Discussion

   High magnification micrograph of a giant cell tumor of bone. H&E stain.

The micrographs show the characteristic giant cells with nuclei that have a similar appearance to the surrounding (mononuclear) cells.

Author: Nephron

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Case information

rID: 14823
Published: 30th Aug 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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