Aggressive giant cell tumor of the anterior rib with intra and extra thoracic extention: A case report and review of literature

Muhammad Saad Ahmed, Sheeza Imtiaz, Jaideep Darira, Saifullah Ubaidullah, Junaid Iqbal, Sorath Murtaza


A giant cell tumor is a benign bone tumor, accounting for 4% to 9.5% of all bone tumors and 20% of all benign bone tumors. Ribs are rare site for giant cell tumor and only few cases have been reported in the literature with most of them involving the posterior aspect. We report a case of a large giant cell tumor in a 12 year old boy involving left anterior 4th rib with intra and extrathoracic involvement.

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