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Giant cell tumor of the capitate

Abstract

Giant cell tumors are primary bone tumors most often observed in the metaepiphyses of long bones; location in the hand, especially the carpal bones, is rare. We report a patient with recurrent giant cell tumor of the capitate and discuss treatment and prognosis in this rare site.

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Angelini, A., Mavrogenis, A.F. & Ruggieri, P. Giant cell tumor of the capitate. Musculoskelet Surg 95, 45–48 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12306-011-0105-z

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Keywords

  • Giant cell tumor
  • Capitate
  • Hand tumors