World Neurosurgery: X 2020 DOI: 10.1016/j.wnsx.2019.100061 View full text
Megan N. Wong, Kathleen Nicol, James W. Murakami

Abstract: BackgroundA giant cell tumor (GCT) of bone is a benign, locally aggressive tumor that is often challenging to treat. When complete resection is not possible, curettage with or without adjuvants is the most common treatment. The high frequency of local recurrence and risk of injury to adjacent structures can limit this surgical approach, especially with skull and spine lesions.Case DescriptionWe report 2 cases of axial skeleton GCTs, 1 in the skull of a 58-year-old woman in whom operative management failed, who…

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