Major thoracic large cell tumor of bone delicate to steroids.
Skeletal Radiol. 2018 Mar 03;:
Authors: Yang H, Im GH, Nielsen GP, Kheterpal A, Schwab JH
Spinal large cell tumor of bone (GCTB) is a uncommon benign, however regionally aggressive, entity. We report the case of a 40-year-old man recognized with GCTB of the thoracic backbone. The one symptom upon presentation was progressive again ache with ache radiating to the chest. Magnetic resonance imaging confirmed that the gentle tissue mass prolonged posteriorly into the spinal canal, inflicting extreme spinal twine compression. We initially handled this case with Decadron (Fresenius kabi, Unhealthy Homburg vor der Hohe, Germany) for 1 week. This led to a discount of tumor dimension and decompression of the spinal twine. To the perfect of our data, there have been no prior studies of major GCTB delicate to steroid remedy inside the present literature.
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