Multicentric Giant Cell Tumor of Bone. Histogenesis and Diagnostic Differentiation

  • A. Roessner
  • R. Lindenfelser
  • R. Erlemann
  • C. Timm
  • E. Grundmann
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Abstract

Until now, multicentric giant cell tumors of bone have only rarely been described in the literature (Singson and Feldman 1983, Sim et al. 1977). Many questions concerning their histogenesis as well as their differential diagnosis are still open. The elimination of so-called “brown tumors” in primary hyperparathyroidism deserves special investigation. We observed one multicentric giant cell tumor of bone showing histologic differences as compared to the cases described so far, and which may therefore contribute to the clarification of the histogenesis of giant cell tumors.

Keywords

Foam Peri Hyperparathyroidism Clarification Autochthonous 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Roessner
  • R. Lindenfelser
  • R. Erlemann
  • C. Timm
  • E. Grundmann

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