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Giant-Cell Tumor of the Tendon Sheath Involving the Cervical Spine A Case Report
Sean R. Dingle, MD; Joseph C. Flynn, Sr., MD; Joseph C. FlynnJr., MD; Geoffrey Stewart, MD
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Investigation performed at the Department of Orthopedics, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando, Florida

Sean R. Dingle, MD
Department of Orthopedics, Orlando Regional Medical Center, 1414 Kuhl Avenue, Orlando, FL 32806

Joseph C. Flynn Sr., MD
Joseph C. Flynn Jr., MD
Geoffrey Stewart, MD
The Spine and Scoliosis Center, 1131 South Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32806

No benefits in any form have been received or will be received from a commercial party related directly or indirectly to the subject of this article. No funds were received in support of this study.

J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2002 Sep 01;84(9):1664-1667
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Giant-cell tumor of the tendon sheath is a common lesion of the synovial membrane, and it frequently occurs in the hand. It is related to pigmented villonodular synovitis, has variable areas of involvement, and rarely causes osseous destruction 1 . We describe a rare case of a giant-cell tumor of the tendon sheath in the cervical spine.
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