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E-JCRT CORRESPONDENCE
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 661

Sternum bone giant cell tumor resection and chest wall reconstruction after the excision of breast cancer


1 Department of Thoracic Surgery, General Hospital of the People's Liberation Army, Beijing, China
2 Department of Thoracic Surgery, Jiamushi Central Hospital, Jiamushi City, Heilongjiang Province, China

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Yu-qi Wang
Department of Thoracic Surgery, General Hospital of The People's Liberation Army, Beijing - 100 853
China
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.138123

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Giant cell tumor (GCT) is generally treated with wide surgical excision, but the local bone tissue dysfunction is a major complication. Here, we report a sternum GCT patient who had previously undergone a mastectomy. The tumor was excised, and the patient accepted chest wall reconstruction. The patient recovered well and suffered no recurrence at the first year follow-up.


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