Unusual Location of a Giant Cell Tumour

  • El Mehdi Kabir Hôpital 20 Août, Casablanca, Morocco
  • Fatiha Aghrib Hôpital 20 Août, Casablanca, Morocco
  • Hasnaa Belgadir Hôpital 20 Août, Casablanca, Morocco
  • Omar Amriss Hôpital 20 Août, Casablanca, Morocco
  • Aicha Merzem Hôpital 20 Août, Casablanca, Morocco
  • Nadia Moussali Hôpital 20 Août, Casablanca, Morocco
  • Naima El Benna Hôpital 20 Août, Casablanca, Morocco

Keywords

Giant cell tumour, costal lesion, posterior arc, unusual localization

Abstract

Giant cell tumours (GCT) are rare aggressive non-cancerous tumours which usually affect the long bones. We describe a case of GCT of the first rib in a young woman without a relevant history. The patient presented a left cervico-thoracic mass which was biopsied in our department (CT-guided biopsy). She was referred to the thoracic surgery department after histological results.

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  • Published: 2021-03-01

    Issue: Vol 8 No 3 (view)

    Section: Articles

    How to cite:
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    Kabir EM, Aghrib F, Belgadir H, Amriss O, Merzem A, Moussali N, El Benna N. Unusual Location of a Giant Cell Tumour . EJCRIM 2021;8 doi:10.12890/2020_002329.

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