giant cell tumor of bone


A sometimes malignant osteolytic tumor composed of multinucleated giant cells and ovoid or spindle-shaped cells. It occurs most frequently in an end of a long tubular bone.giant cell myeloma osteoclastoma

Nearby words

  1. giant cell fibroma,
  2. giant cell granuloma,
  3. giant cell myeloma,
  4. giant cell pneumonia,
  5. giant cell sarcoma,
  6. giant cell tumor of tendon sheath,
  7. giant clam,
  8. giant condyloma,
  9. giant crab,
  10. giant fennel

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