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Case Report, J Clin Exp Oncol Vol: 2 Issue: 3

Giant Cell Tumour of Soft Tissue of the Finger: A Case Report

ME Asuquo1*, VI Nwagbara1, C Agbor1, S Akpan1, G Ebughe2 and T Ugbem2
1Department of Surgery, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
2Department of Pathology, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria
Corresponding author : ME Asuquo
Department of Surgery, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria, GPO Box 1891, Calabar, 540001, Nigeria,
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Received: February 27, 2013 Accepted: April 12, 2013 Published: April 19, 2013
Citation: Asuquo ME , Nwagbara VI , Agbor C, Akpan S, Ebughe G, et al. (2013) Giant Cell Tumour of Soft Tissue of the Finger: A Case Report. J Clin Exp Oncol 2:3. doi:10.4172/2324-9110.1000110

Abstract

Giant cell tumour of soft tissue resembling osseous giant cell tumour is a distinct and uncommon entity. Presented is a 52-year old man with a 3-year history of swelling located on the dorsum of the right middle finger diagnosed on histology as giant cell tumour of soft tissue. The need for high index of suspicion by physicians is emphasized, as giant cell tumour of soft tissue should be considered as differential diagnosis of finger lumps.

Keywords: Giant cells; Soft tissue

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