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Denosumab Therapy for Giant-cell Tumor of the Lumbar Spine: A Case Report and Immunohistochemical Examination

Learning Point of the Article: Denosumab therapy for spinal giant-cell tumor of bone (GCTB)-induced tumor reduction and realignment ofthe vertebral column; however, a long follow-up period is imperative because denosumab does not completely eliminate the GCTB cells. Case Report | Volume 10 | Issue 2 | JOCR March – April 2020 | Page 76-79 | Takafumi Yayama, Kanji Mori, Akira Nakamura, Tomohiro Mimura, Shinji Imai. DOI:...

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Recurrence of Giant Cell Tumor in Fibular Graft Used for Treatment in Primary Giant Cell Tumor of Distal End Radius: A Case Report and Surgical Treatment with Excision of Tumor with Proximal Row Carpectomy with Ulnocarpal Fusion

Learning Point of the Article: GCT of bone is locally aggressive in nature and is associated with high incidence of recurrence. Majority of recurrences occur within the first 2 years, late recurrences are known and long-term surveillance is recommended in these patients. Total serum acid phosphatase (TACP) could be used as a tumor marker for monitoring response to the treatment of GCT. Measuring TACP levels at follow-up would likely...

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Giant Cell Tumor of Third Metacarpal: A Rare Case Report and Review of Literature

Learning Point of the Article: GCT of metacarpal bone although rare, can be successfully salvaged by tumor excision and reconstruction by fibular strut graft fixed with mini-recon plate, if detected early by MRI. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2019 | Page 11-14 | Ashok Kumar Gachhayat, Sanjeev Patnaik, Akshaya Kumar Sahoo, R R Karthik. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2019.v09i06.1566 Authors: Ashok Kumar...

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A Case Report of Giant Cell Tumor of the Flexor Tendon Sheath in Index Finger

Learning Point of the Article: One should consider the possibility of Giant cell tumor of tendon sheath in case of finger swelling. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2019 | Page 78-81 | Mukund Naresh Dhaniwala, Nareshkumar Satyanarayan Dhaniwala, Aquib Ahmed. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2019.v09i06.1598 Authors: Mukund Naresh Dhaniwala[1], Nareshkumar Satyanarayan Dhaniwala[2], Aquib Ahmed[2] [1]Department...

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Malignant Giant Cell Tumor of Soft Tissue: A Case Report of Intramuscular Malignant Giant Cell Carcinoma of the Tensor Fasciae Latae

Learning Point of the Article: Giant cell tumors of soft tissues should be diagnosed and treated appropriately to avoid reoccurrence. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 1 | JOCR January – February 2019 | Page 70-73 | Doreen Mensah, Kishor Chhantyal, Yun Xiang Lu, Zhi Yong Li. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1314 Authors: [1]Department of Orthopedic Trauma and Joint Surgery, Hospital of Sun-Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510010,...

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