J Korean Orthop Assoc.  1981 Dec;16(4):882-888. 10.4055/jkoa.1981.16.4.882.

Treatment of Giant Cell Tumor of Bone

Abstract

22 cases of giant cell tumor of bone treated between 1973 and 1979 have been reviewed after a miaimum follow-up of two years and following results were obtaind. 1. Fourteen cases (63%) were in the third and fourth decade. 2. Fourteen cases (63%) were located around the knee joint. 3. Five (42%) of the twelve tumors treated by curettage and bone graft recurred. Five tumors treated by En bloc resection and two tumors treated by amputation had no recurrences. 4. Five of six recurrences occured within two years after mitial treatment.

Keyword

Giant Cell Tumor
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