Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 34, Issue 4, pp 225–228 | Cite as

Recurrent giant cell tumor of bone with simultaneous regional lymph node and pulmonary metastases

  • Sajid S. Qureshi
  • Ajay Puri
  • Manish Agarwal
  • Saral Desai
  • Nirmala Jambhekar
Case Report


Giant cell tumors of bone are known for their unpredictable behavior characterized occasionally even by metastases. Most metastases lodge in the lungs but other rare sites are regional lymph nodes, mediastinum, skin, scalp and the pelvis. In this case report we document a case of giant cell tumor of the patella in which, associated with local recurrence, there were simultaneous metastases to lymph nodes and lungs.


Patella Giant cell tumor Metastases Lymph nodes MR imaging 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sajid S. Qureshi
    • 1
  • Ajay Puri
    • 1
  • Manish Agarwal
    • 1
  • Saral Desai
    • 2
  • Nirmala Jambhekar
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Bone and Soft TissueTata Memorial HospitalBombayIndia
  2. 2.Department of PathologyTata Memorial HospitalBombayIndia

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