Case Report
Volume 11 Issue 9 - 2020
Giant Cell Tumor of the Humeral Pallet Treated with Resection-Arthroplasty: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
Tarik El Yacoubi*
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, 4th Military Hospital, Dakhla, Morocco
*Corresponding Author: Tarik El Yacoubi, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, 4th Military Hospital, Dakhla, Morocco.
Received: June 16, 2020; Published: August 29, 2020




Abstract

Authors report rare location of a giant cell tumor in the humeral pallet of the elbow of an 80-year-old patient. Standard X-ray showed an osteolysis lesion whose geographical contours were invading the whole humeral pallet of the left elbow. Pathological examination established the diagnosis. The treatment consisted of a carcinological resection and a reconstruction by elbow replacement, which showed better results after 13 months of follow-up in terms of pain, function and no recurrence.

Keywords: Giant Cell Tumor; Humeral Pallet; Resection-Arthroplasty

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Citation: Tarik El Yacoubi. “Giant Cell Tumor of the Humeral Pallet Treated with Resection-Arthroplasty: A Case Report and Review of the Literature”. EC Orthopaedics 11.9 (2020): 42-47.

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