Unusual giant cell tumor of a floating rib: A case report

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Giant cell tumor is an unusual neoplasm of the ribs. Herein is presented the case of a patient with an abdominal wall mass, which turned out to be a giant cell tumor of the 11 th rib. This is a very uncommon site for a giant cell tumor, which also had a peculiar shape. No other similar case has been reported in the medical literature.

Original languageEnglish
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2011


  • Giant cell tumor
  • Osteoclastoma
  • Ribs

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology


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