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Giant Cell Tumor with ABC Formation

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A 28-year-old with a history of abnormality of the distal radius. Patient elected to have it followed on ultrasound.

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Image 1

 

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Image 2

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Image 3: Baseline

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Image 4: Three-month follow-up ultrasound

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Image 5

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Image 6: Six-month follow-up ultrasound

Diagnosis: Giant cell tumor with ABC formation

  • Progressively expansile lesion extending to end of bone
  • Cortical discontinuity with intact periosteum
  • Formation of fluid/fluid levels

Ronald S. Adler, PhD, MD - Editor
Former Chief, Ultrasound and Body CT, Hospital for Special Surgery
Attending Radiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Radiology, Weill College of Medicine of Cornell University

 

Case courtesy Hospital for Special Surgery. ©2013 Hospital for Special Surgery.
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