Selected Lesions Featuring Giant Cells

Karokh H. Salih, Aatur D. Singhi, Elizabeth A. Montgomery

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Abstract

Many neoplasms of the soft tissues feature giant cells, but this article covers entities in which giant cells are a striking feature. Specifically, we consider tenosynovial giant cell tumor (localized and diffuse types; giant cell tumor of tendon sheath, and pigmented villonodular tenosynovitis), reticulohistiocytoma, juvenile xanthogranuloma, giant cell fibroblastoma (a variant form of dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans), giant cell angiofibroma (which is essentially a giant cell-rich form of solitary fibrous tumor), and phosphaturic mesenchymal tumor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)887-913
Number of pages27
JournalSurgical Pathology Clinics
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2011

Keywords

  • Giant cell angiofibroma
  • Giant cell fibroblastoma
  • Juvenile xanthogranuloma
  • Phosphaturic mesenchymal tumor
  • Reticulohistiocytoma
  • Tenosynovial giant cell tumor

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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