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Giant Cell Tumor of Bone

"Giant Cell Tumor of Bone" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A bone tumor composed of cellular spindle-cell stroma containing scattered multinucleated giant cells resembling osteoclasts. The tumors range from benign to frankly malignant lesions. The tumor occurs most frequently in an end of a long tubular bone in young adults. (From Dorland, 27th ed; Stedman, 25th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Giant Cell Tumor of Bone" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Giant Cell Tumor of Bone" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 53 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 7 publications in 2016
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.