Soft tissue

So called fibrohistiocytic

Malignant tenosynovial giant cell tumor



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Minor changes: 22 April 2021

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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. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/softtissuemalignanttenosynovialGCT.html. Accessed October 16th, 2021.
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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