Bone Tumour Database - Teaching version

 

 First image Presented in 1987 with neck pain and no history of trauma. At presentation there was no neurological fallout, Xrays show a lytic destruction of the C2 vertebra.
Management
Giant Cell Tumour was confirmed by transoral biopsy. Halo thoracic jacket was used to stabilise the neck. Had posterior C1 C2 fusion. She developed hyper reflexia and bladder fallout, resulting in death a few months later from the sequelae of a progressive neurological fallout.
 
Age: 22 yr Diagnosis Giant Cell Tumor  
Site Vertebra C2
Record