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Giant Cell Tumor of the Tendon Sheath Wheeless

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Description: Discussion: - GCT of tendon sheath are not really tumors but reactive lesions, which are similar to PVNS; - they do not always arise from the tendon sheath but may arise from the synovium; - it is the second most common benign hand tumor next to ganglions; - age> 30 years;

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Added: Tue Nov 14 2006