Imaging of giant cell tumor of bone

  title={Imaging of giant cell tumor of bone},
  author={Shaligram Purohit and Dinshaw N. Pardiwala},
  booktitle={Indian journal of orthopaedics},
Giant cell tumor (GCT) of bone is a benign but locally aggressive and destructive lesion generally occurring in skeletally mature individuals. Typically involving the epiphysiometaphyseal region of long bones, the most common sites include the distal femur, proximal tibia and distal radius. On radiographs, GCT demonstrates a lytic lesion centered in the epiphysis but involving the metaphysis and extending at least in part to the adjacent articular cortex. Most are eccentric, but become… CONTINUE READING
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