- Giant cell tumours are derived from normal present cells in the limbs and commonly found in the upper limb.
- They predominantly arise form tendon sheaths.
- The most commonest presentation is as a benign GCT in the finger or hand.
- There is an association with PVNS.
- As they can get bigger they may cause symptoms, surgical excision is advised before its gets too large, after appropriate thorough investigation.
- Most can be detected with an ultrasound from our specialist Sarcoma radiologist. Some will require further assessment, with a MRI scan.
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