Giant-cell lesion in a sesamoid bone of the thumb.


We treated a 72-year-old woman by excision of the right thumb sesamoid which contained a giant-cell lesion. Nine years later she had normal function and no evidence of other lesions, recurrence or metastasis. We recommend that the diagnosis of giant-cell reparative granuloma and giant-cell tumour be considered when a bony mass in a sesamoid bone is… (More)


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@article{Clarke1998GiantcellLI, title={Giant-cell lesion in a sesamoid bone of the thumb.}, author={Eamonn Clarke and James W. Pritchett}, journal={Journal of hand surgery}, year={1998}, volume={23 2}, pages={279-80} }