PMCCPMCCPMCC

Search tips
Search criteria 

Advanced

 
Logo of skullbasesurgInstructions for AuthorsSubscribe to Skull BaseAbout Skull BaseEditorial BoardThieme Medical PublishingSkull Base An Interdisciplinary Approach ...
 
Skull base surgery. 2000; 10(3): 155–157.
PMCID: PMC1656826

Giant Cell Tumor of the Infratemporal Fossa

Abstract

Giant cell tumors are an uncommon neoplasm; most are found in the long bones, formed by endochondral ossification. This article presents a case of giant cell tumor of the infratemporal fossa, which by radiographic and clinical examination appears to have originated in the squamous portion of the temporal bone.

Full text

Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (860K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Links to PubMed are also available for Selected References.

Images in this article

Click on the image to see a larger version.

Selected References

These references are in PubMed. This may not be the complete list of references from this article.
  • McGrath PJ. Giant-cell tumour of bone: an analysis of fifty-two cases. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1972 May;54(2):216–229. [PubMed]
  • Cook HF, Miller R, Yamada R. Giant cell tumor of the infratemporal fossa: report of case. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1986 Aug;44(8):651–656. [PubMed]
  • Geissger JD, Siqueira EB, Ross ER. Giant cell tumors of the sphenoid bone. J Neurosurg. 1970 Jun;32(6):665–670. [PubMed]
  • Arseni C, Horvath L, Maretsis M, Carp N. Giant cell tumors of the calvaria. J Neurosurg. 1975 May;42(5):535–540. [PubMed]
  • HUTTER RV, WORCESTER JN, Jr, FRANCIS KC, FOOTE FW Jr STEWART FW. Benign and malignant giant cell tumors of bone. A clinicopathological analysis of the natural history of the disease. Cancer. 1962 Jul-Aug;15:653–690. [PubMed]
  • Nascimento AG, Huvos AG, Marcove RC. Primary malignant giant cell tumor of bone: a study of eight cases and review of the literature. Cancer. 1979 Oct;44(4):1393–1402. [PubMed]
  • Sanerkin NG. Malignancy, aggressiveness, and recurrence in giant cell tumor of bone. Cancer. 1980 Oct 1;46(7):1641–1649. [PubMed]
  • Henderson BT, Whitwell H. Giant cell tumor of the skull: case report. Neurosurgery. 1988 Jul;23(1):120–122. [PubMed]

Articles from Skull Base Surgery are provided here courtesy of Thieme Medical Publishers