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          VOLUME 37 / ISSUE 4

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10 - CASE REPORT: Giant cell tumor of the left distal tibia

Ahmet Mesrur Halefoğlu, Sami Yakut, Zehra Berna Arık

Giant, cell tumor of the bone is a benign but locally invasive lesion. It usually appears between the ages of 20 and 40 ye¬ars as an expansile, lytic tumor often adjacent, to the subc¬hondral cortex. In our case report, we have described an ex¬pansile multiloculated cystic appearance mass lesion that ca¬using cortical destruction located at the left distal tibia, by means of magnetic resonance imaging. Following biopsy, the patient was diagnosed as having giant cell tumor of the tibia.

Keywords: Giant cell tumor, Magnetic resonance imaging, Knee.

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