Giant cell tumor cuboid: a rare case report.

  • Mukesh Kumar Jinnah postgraduate Medical Center Karachi.
  • Masroor Ahmed United Medical and Dental Collge, Karachi.
  • Muhammad Saleem UMDC.
  • Khurram Sahar UMDC.
Keywords: Adolescent, Bone Neoplasm, Cuboid, Giant Cell Tumor of Bone, Human Tarsal Tumor

Abstract

Osteoclastoma (Giant Cell Tumor) of Cuboid bone is a rare bone tumor. GCT is primarily seen in metaphyseo-epiphyseal region of long bones after skeletal maturity. This patient is a 17 years old female, presented with painful swelling of the right foot. On conventional radiographs, there is osteolytic lesion in Cuboid bone of right foot. En bloc resection and autologous bone grafting (iliac crest) was done. Patient's pain and swelling disappeared following the procedure and there is no evidence of recurrence at 18 months follow up.

Author Biographies

Mukesh Kumar, Jinnah postgraduate Medical Center Karachi.

MBBS, MRCS, FCPS (Ortho)

Consultant

Department of Orthopedic

 

Masroor Ahmed, United Medical and Dental Collge, Karachi.

MBBS, MRCS, FCPS (Ortho)

Assistant Professor

Department of Orthopedic

 

Muhammad Saleem, UMDC.

MBBS, FCPS-II Trainee

Registrar

Department of Orthopedic

 

Khurram Sahar, UMDC.

MBBS, MRCS, FCPS-II Trainee

Registrar

Department of Orthopedic

 

Published
2019-09-10