Giant cell tumour of proximal radius – A rare case report

Vol 35 | Issue 2 | May-Aug 2020 | page: 4-49 |  Rohit Nath¹, Deepti Gupta¹, Rajendra Nath¹, Vijay Shankar Sharma¹


Authors: Rohit Nath¹, Deepti Gupta¹, Rajendra Nath¹, Vijay Shankar Sharma¹

¹Department of Orthopaedics, GSVM Medical College & LLR Hospital, Kanpur, UttarPradesh, India.

Address of Correspondence:

Dr. Rohit Nath,
Department of Orthopaedics, GSVM Medical College & LLR Hospital, Kanpur, UttarPradesh, India.
E-mail: nath.ortho@gmail.com


Abstract:
The giant-cell tumour was recognized more than a hundred years ago by Sir Astley Cooper(1818). The most frequently affected segments are sequentially the distal femur, proximal tibia and the distal radius. But involvement of proximal radius is rare. Not more than ten cases in the world literature have been reported so far. We are reporting a case of histologically proved giant cell tumour of proximal radius which was treated operatively by wide resection of tumour and reconstruction of radio-humeral and superior radio-ulnar joint using proximal fibula as autograft with preservation of annular ligament and elbow and superior radio ulnar joint movements. This form of treatment has not been reported in the literature so far. The case is therefore being reported for its rare site and innovative method of treatment.

Keywords:  Giant cell tumour, proximal radius, fibular grafting


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How to Cite this Article: Nath R, Gupta D, Nath R, Sharma VS | Giant cell tumour of proximal radius – A rare case report | Journal of Bone and Joint Diseases | May-Aug 2020; 35(2): 47-49.


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