Giant cell tumor of the thoracic spine in a 30-year-old woman

Jennifer Shivers, Xiaobang Hu, Isador H. Lieberman

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Giant cell tumor (GCT) of the spine is a rare, benign tumor. Patients typically present with pain and also may experience neurologic deficits from spinal cord and/or nerve root compression. This article describes a patient who presented with acute mid-back pain, was diagnosed with spinal GCT through biopsy, and was treated successfully with surgical resection and instrumentation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 1 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nurse Assisting

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