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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 48-49

Giant cell tumor of the clivus with presence of epithelioid histiocytes


1 Department of Neurosurgery, Narayana Medical College Hospital, Chinthareddypalem, India
2 Departments of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Narayana Dental College Hospital, Chinthareddypalem, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
3 Department of Pathology, Narayana Dental College Hospital, Chinthareddypalem, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Amit Agrawal
Department of Neurosurgery, Narayana Medical College Hospital, Chinthareddypalem, Nellore - 524 003, Andhra Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/1793-5482.131078

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Giant cell tumor (GCT) is a benign neoplasm but locally aggressive tumor that uncommonly involves the skull bone. We report a case of a 62-year-old male presented with increasing headache and diplopia. Investigations were suggestive of an expanding mass lesion of the clivus. Histopathology was suggestive of diagnosed with GCT with abundant histiocytes.


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