Giant Cell Tumor with Multi-Focal Pulmonary, Scapular and Rib Metastases in A 65-Year Old Hypertensive Woman
Anas Ismail 1 * , Kabiru Isyaku 1, Adekunle Y Abdulkadir 2
More Detail
1 Department of Radiology, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria
2 Department of Radiology, Federal Medical Center, Gusau, Zamfara State, Nigeria
* Corresponding Author

Abstract

Giant cell tumors is a primary benign bone tumors but with a tendency for significant local bone destruction, recurrence, and occasionally, distant metastasis. Most metastases are to the lungs but rarely metastases to the regional lymph nodes, the scalp, and the pelvis have been reported. Giant cell tumor in the elderly are very rare; and to the best of our knowledge, there is no prior report on concomitant pulmonary, scapular and rib metastases from giant cell tumor in the elderly in the literature at the moment. Hence, a case in a 65-year-old woman is presented.

License

This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Article Type: Case Report

https://doi.org/10.15197/sabad.1.11.33

Eur J Gen Med, 2014 - Volume 11 Issue Supplement 1, pp. 54-57

Publication date: 08 Jan 2014

Article Views: 416

Article Downloads: 217

Open Access References How to cite this article