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Rare site giant cell tumors: report of two cases on phalanges of the finger and review of literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19787427     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Giant cell tumor (GCT) of bone arising from a phalanx of a finger is extremely rare. We report two cases of GCT arising from a phalanx of a finger. One case presented with recurrence following the amputation of the left ring finger (performed elsewhere). He was treated successfully with ray amputation. The other case was treated primarily by intralesional curettage and autogenous bone graft. At their most recent follow-ups (80 and 24 months, respectively), both were recurrence free and had returned to their previous occupational and recreational activities.
Kabul C Saikia; S K Bhuyan; S Goswami; A Bora
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2009-09-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of orthopaedics and traumatology : official journal of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology     Volume:  10     ISSN:  1590-9999     ISO Abbreviation:  J Orthop Traumatol     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-01-21     Completed Date:  2010-03-30     Revised Date:  2013-05-31    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101090931     Medline TA:  J Orthop Traumatol     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  193-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Gauhati Medical College and Hospital, Guwahati, Assam, 781032, India.
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MeSH Terms
Bone Neoplasms / pathology*,  radiography,  surgery*
Carcinoma, Giant Cell / pathology*,  radiography,  surgery*
Finger Phalanges / pathology*,  radiography,  surgery*
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