Giant cell reaction of small bones

J. D. Capozzi, S. Green, R. N. Levy, I. S. Schwartz

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A radiographically nonspecific lytic lesion in the middle phalanx of the index finger with microscopic evidence of a benign fibrous stroma with giant cells and osteoid was investigated in an 18-year-old man. Giant cell reaction is a rare, benign lesion of the small bones of the hands and feet. Trauma as the cause of a giant cell lesion poses an interesting question.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)181-184
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
StatePublished - 1987


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