Bone Pathology Database

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2nd image
X ray - detail of the proximal femur
Third image
X ray - Years later - the growth disturbance is being corrected
The lytic area in the proximal femoral metaphysis can be seen.
Giant Cell Tumour is rare in children. This is the only case in our records of a histologically proven GCT below the age of skeletal maturity

Curetted and bone grafted. Required many follow up procedures for leg length discrepancy ( Wagner leg lengthening) as well as a proximal tibial osteotomy. Follow -up

First seen in 1983, last seen 1990

Record 50