Turkish Journal of Pathology

Türk Patoloji Dergisi

Turkish Journal of Pathology

Turkish Journal of Pathology

2014, Vol 30, Num, 1     (Pages: 073-077)

Soft Tissue Giant Cell Tumor of Low Malignant Potential of the Neck: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Aylin Orgen CALLİ 1, Mine TUNAKAN 1, Hüseyin KATILMIŞ 2, Sevil KILÇIKSIZ 3, Sedat ÖZTÜRKCAN 2

1 Department of Pathology, İzmir Katip Celebi University Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, İZMİR, TURKEY
2 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, İzmir Katip Celebi University Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, İZMİR, TURKEY
3 Department of Radiation Oncology, İzmir Katip Celebi University Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, İZMİR, TURKEY

DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2013.01174
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Giant cell tumor of soft parts is a rare tumor that is clinically and histologically similar to giant cell tumor of the bone. We present a 53-year-old female with a giant cell tumor of low malignant potential arising from the neck. The clinicopathological features and the importance of immunohistochemistry in the differential diagnosis with other giant cell rich tumors was discussed.

Keywords : Soft tissue neoplasms, Giant cell tumors, Head and neck neoplasms