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Pathologic Fracture in Giant Cell Tumor

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Affiliation: Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Pathologic Fracture in Giant Cell Tumor

History: 17 year old girl with wrist pain

Findings: There is an expansile lytic lesion within the distal radial metaphysis. This lesion extends to the subarticular aspect of the epiphysis. The physeal plate is closed, indicating skeletal maturity. The margins of the lesion maintain a narrow zone of transition without a sclerotic rim. pathologic buckle fracture is seen extending through the lesion.

Ddx: Giant Cell Tumor ABC Chondromyxoid Fibroma Unicameral Bone Cyst Chondroblastoma

Dxhow: Histopathologic confirmation following surgical excision.

No MeSH data available.


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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Pathologic Fracture in Giant Cell Tumor

History: 17 year old girl with wrist pain

Findings: There is an expansile lytic lesion within the distal radial metaphysis. This lesion extends to the subarticular aspect of the epiphysis. The physeal plate is closed, indicating skeletal maturity. The margins of the lesion maintain a narrow zone of transition without a sclerotic rim. pathologic buckle fracture is seen extending through the lesion.

Ddx: Giant Cell Tumor ABC Chondromyxoid Fibroma Unicameral Bone Cyst Chondroblastoma

Dxhow: Histopathologic confirmation following surgical excision.

No MeSH data available.