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Extra-articular diffuse tenosynovial giant cell tumour of the infratemporal fossa: report of a case and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20409688     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The authors describe a 34-year-old man who presented with an unapparent swelling on the right preauricular zygomatic region, with progressive limitation of mouth opening and slight temporomandibular joint pain. Based on fine-needle aspiration cytology and radiological investigations, the patient was diagnosed preoperatively as having a possible tenosynovial giant cell tumour (TGCT). Surgical treatment was effective and no local recurrence was observed. Histological and immunohistochemical examination diagnosed an extra-articular diffuse TGCT. The clinical features, histopathological characteristics, imaging modalities, diagnostic methods and treatment of TGCT are discussed and a review of the relevant literature is presented.
Z-C Gong; Z-Q Lin; A Moming; B Ling; H Liu; M Hu; X Long
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2010-04-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery     Volume:  39     ISSN:  1399-0020     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-16     Completed Date:  2010-11-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8605826     Medline TA:  Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Country:  Denmark    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  820-4     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Copyright Information:
Crown Copyright 2010. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Key Laboratory for Oral Biomedical Engineering of the Ministry of Education, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Wuhan University, Hubei, People's Republic of China.
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MeSH Terms
Giant Cell Tumors / complications,  pathology*,  surgery
Muscle Neoplasms / complications,  pathology*,  surgery
Soft Tissue Neoplasms / complications,  pathology*,  surgery
Synovial Membrane / pathology
Temporal Bone
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders / etiology*
Tendons / pathology
Treatment Outcome

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