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Indian J Orthop. 2007 Apr;41(2):154-7. doi: 10.4103/0019-5413.32049.

Multicentric giant cell tumor involving the same foot: A case report and review of literature.

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Department of Orthopedics, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India.


Multicentric giant cell tumour (GCT) is extremely rare; no case has been previously reported where two lesions occurred in the same foot at different sites. We report a case involving the calcaneus and subsequently the 3(rd) toe of the same foot and review the reported literature. In established cases of multicentricity, the histopathology has to be properly reviewed and the patient has to be followed up for a longer time with serial whole body assessment to pick up any subsquent lesions. The treatment of the local disease does not differ from a standard GCT.


Foot; giant cell tumor; multicentric

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