Isolated Cardiac Metastasis from a Histologically "Benign" Giant-Cell Tumor of the Distal End of the Femur

Qmg Zhang; Haitao Zhao; Maheshwari, Aditya V.; Lei Cai; FengYu; Xiaohui Niu
November 2010
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;11/17/2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 16, p2725
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 38 year old man with an enlarging mass on his left knee. It states that through core needle biopsy the patient was diagnosed with benign giant cell tumor which was removed through a distal femoral replacement. It says that the patient was brought to the emergency room after 40 months with chest tightness, lower limb swelling and shortness of breath and was diagnosed with benign giant cell lesion which metastasized from the tumor 40 months before.


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