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2022 Sep 20

Int J Surg Case Rep


A 15 year-old-girl with persistent leg pain diagnosed as a giant cell tumor of the tibial diaphysis: A case report and review of the literature.


Giant cell tumor (GCT) is a benign bone tumor typically seen in epiphysis or metaphysis of mature long bones. Multiple large multinucleated giant cells dispersed among mononuclear spindle cells and monocytes constitute characteristic histological background of GCT of bone (GCTB).