Bone Tumour Database - Teaching version


 First image Pain and swelling in the knee region. Treated by Curettage and Cryosurgery the cavity was filled with allograft. Pathylogical fracture of prox metaphysis developed. Drifted into genu varus. A proximal tibial valgus osteotomy at level of tibial metaphysis. This united slowly and by the time union was achieved 1 year later, a varus deformity had recurred. Seqestrectomy was done for persistant sinus. At this stage ( 3 years after presentation) there was no recurrent tumor - confirmed by biopsy. AK amputation done for a recurence of the tumour about 6 years after initial presentation.
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AP Xray
Age: 43 yr Diagnosis GIANT CELL TUMOR  
Site Tibia R Proximal