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Giant cell tumor of soft tissue of neck: a case report.
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PMID:  22666716     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
CONTEXT: Giant cell tumor of soft tissue is a rare primary soft tissue tumor with low malignant potential. It is clinically and pathologically similar to the giant cell tumor of the bone.
CASE REPORT: We report a case of a 28-year-old man complaining of a painless solitary nodule arising in the spinal muscle of the neck. Computed tomography suggested a neurogenic tumor, but the diagnosis of giant cell tumor was confirmed after detailed pathological examination. The patient remains disease free five months after diagnosis.
CONCLUSION: It is important to recognize this pathological entity in order to avoid misdiagnosis with other fibrous tumors associated with giant cells.
Amel Trabelsi; Faten Hammedi; Abdelfateh Slama; Soumaya Ben Abdelkarim; Nadia Beïzig; Habib Khochtali; Yacoubi Mohamed Taher; Sadok Korbi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  North American journal of medical sciences     Volume:  1     ISSN:  2250-1541     ISO Abbreviation:  N Am J Med Sci     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-05     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101521411     Medline TA:  N Am J Med Sci     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  319-20     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of pathology, Farhat Hached Hospital, Sousse, Tunisia.
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