Giant-Cell Tumor (Osteoclastoma)

  • Fritz Schajowicz


Giant-cell tumor (GCT) is one of the most problematic bone neoplasms. Many important questions concerning the histogenesis, clinicopathologic diagnosis, and treatment still remain the subject of considerable controversy. Separation of the true giant-cell tumor of bone from the group of so-called variants (Ewing 1928) and from other dysplastic, metabolic, or granulomatous bone lesions, with which it has been confused in the past, is often difficult and still not completely accepted by all authors.


Giant Cell Multinucleated Giant Cell Giant Cell Tumour Aneurysmal Bone Cyst Myeloid Sarcoma 
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Giant-Cell Tumors of Bone

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fritz Schajowicz
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.National University of Buenos AiresArgentina
  2. 2.International Reference Center for Histo-Pathologic Diagnosis of Bone Tumors and Allied DiseasesWorld Health Organization and Latin American Registry of Bone PathologyArgentina
  3. 3.Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical CenterChicagoUSA
  4. 4.Osteo-Articular Pathology CenterHospital ItalianoBuenos AiresArgentina

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