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MR imaging for preoperative diagnosis and assessment of local tumor extent on localized giant cell tumor of tendon sheath
ObjectiveThe purpose of this study was to clarify the usefulness of MR imaging for preoperative diagnosis and evaluation of the extent of localized giant cell tumor of tendon sheath (GCTTS).DesignExpand
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Outcome of surgical management of bony metastases to the humerus and shoulder girdle: a retrospective analysis of 93 patients
BackgroundMetastatic disease to the shoulder girdle is a challenging problem because of the potential for pain, pathologic fracture and loss of function of that limb. Management of the bone diseaseExpand
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The Effect of Cellular Proliferative Activity on Recurrence and Local Tumour Extent of Localized Giant Cell Tumour of Tendon Sheath
This study investigates whether the proliferative activity of giant cell tumour of tendon sheath is related to its recurrence rate and local aggressiveness. The clinicopathological andExpand
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Surgical results of lumbar disc herniation in the elderly.
We investigated the surgical results of lumbar disc herniation in the elderly. Ten elderly patients underwent surgical treatment between 1990 and 1999. There were 7 males and 3 females with a meanExpand
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Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma of the phalanx: a case report.
Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma (EH) of a hand bone is extremely rare. We describe a patient with a phalangeal EH. This was treated by resection of the entire middle phalanx with no recurrenceExpand
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Mazabraud syndrome associated with McCune–Albright syndrome
Abstract Mazabraud syndrome (MS) is characterized by the combination of skeletal fibrous dysplasia (FD) and intramuscular myxoma(s) [1]. It is a rare syndrome. To the best of our knowledge, 80 casesExpand
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Chronic expanding hematoma extending over multiple gluteal muscles associated with piriformis syndrome.
We report on a patient with an unusual, slowly enlarging hematoma of the left buttock. A 62-year-old man presented with a 6-year history of an enlarging mass of the left buttock. He had first notedExpand
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Oral alendronate treatment for polyostotic fibrous dysplasia: a case report
Recently, intravenous therapy with pamidronate has been reported to be effective for treating fibrous dysplasia. However, very little is known about the efficacy of oral alendronate for fibrousExpand
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Outcome of patients with osteosarcoma over 40 years of age: Is angiogenesis a marker of survival?
BackgroundOsteosarcoma predominantly afflicts young people in their second and third decades of life. When osteosarcoma arises in patients older than 40 years, the prognosis is usually poorerExpand
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Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Primary Epithelioid Sarcoma
BACKGROUND Epithelioid sarcoma is a rare soft part tumor, the cytologic features of which have not been fully elucidated to date. We describe the cytologic features in 2 cases of primary epithelioidExpand
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