Giant-cell tumor of the tibia in a child presenting as an expansile metaphyseal lesion with fluid-fluid levels on MR

Peter C. Buetow, Schuyler Newman, Mark J. Kransdorf

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Abstract

Approximately two percent of giant-cell tumors (GCT) occur in the skeletally immature. The patient presented is four years old with a cystic giant-cell tumor of the tibial metaphysis. Fluid-fluid levels are demonstrated on CT and MR and likely represent the underlying pathophysiology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)341-344
Number of pages4
JournalMagnetic Resonance Imaging
Volume8
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1990

Keywords

  • Bone tumor
  • Giant-cell tumor
  • Magnetic resonance
  • Skeletal neoplasm

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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