Primary giant cell tumours of the digital bones of the hand.

  title={Primary giant cell tumours of the digital bones of the hand.},
  author={Mickael Ropars and Rajiv Kaila and Stephen Robert Cannon and Timothy W. R. Briggs},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery, European volume},
  volume={32 2},
Primary giant cell tumours involving digital bones of the hand are rare lesions which are generally diagnosed at an advanced stage. Accurate diagnosis requires clinical evaluation, imaging studies and histopathological assessment. Conservative treatment by digit-sparing surgery is associated with high recurrence rates. In a ten year retrospective review, this study identified only four cases. Three cases involved a phalanx and were treated by distal amputation of the involved digit. None… CONTINUE READING

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