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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 106-108

Synchronous multicentric giant cell tumor


1 Department of Pathology, Medical College, Kolkata - 700 073, India
2 Department of Medicine, Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College, Kolkata - 700 014, India
3 Department of Orthopedics, Medical College, Kolkata - 700 073, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.63552

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Multicentric giant cell tumors represent less than 1% of all giant cell tumors of bones. We report a case of multicentric giant cell tumors around both the knee joints in a mentally and physically challenged adult male that resulted in rapidly progressive painful swelling, restricted mobility and, ultimately, fixed deformity. These tumors had typical radiological appearance and the diagnosis was confirmed on histopathology.


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