International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)



Author(s):Ravishanker R

An 18years old male patient had undergone surgery for a giant cell tumour upper end of the right radius in Jan 2007. The tumour recurred within two months. Patient took alternative methods of treatment including indigenous medicines for the condition; all these failed and the patient was advised an above elbow amputation. By Sep 2008 the tumour had grown to a 14”x11”x11” swelling in the forearm extending to the distal arm with neurovascular involvement. A total resection of the tumour was done; vascular continuity of the brachial to the ulnar artery was done with a vein graft to salvage the limb. In 2012 tendon transfer was done to restore function to the wrist. Now there is no recurrence of the tumour and the patient has a fully functional limb.

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