Giant cell tumour with intra-articular extension: a case report

Gokul Raj Dhanaraj, Siddharth Ramesh Babu, Balaji Rajendran

Abstract


Giant cell tumour is usually a benign but locally aggressive tumour. Intra-articular extension of giant cell tumour is rare. Treatment options are limited in such cases. I present here a 33 year old male with a history of swelling around his right knee for 6 months. Patient was diagnosed clinically, radiologically and histologically as giant cell tumour. Patient was treated by surgical excision of the tumour and reconstruction with custom mega prosthesis.


Keywords


Giant cell tumour, Intra-articular extension, Custom mega prosthesis

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