Soft tissue
So called fibrohistiocytic
Malignant tenosynovial giant cell tumor

Topic Completed: 1 June 2013

Minor changes: 21 July 2020

Copyright: 2002-2020,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Giant cell tumor of tendon sheath

Vijay Shankar, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Shankar V. Malignant tenosynovial giant cell tumor. website. Accessed October 29th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Mean 61 years, no gender preference
  • Usually extra-articular, near large joints or extremities
  • Most common location is knee joint
  • High number of mitotic figures, marked nuclear hyperchromasia, few multinucleated giant cells
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