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2014, Volume 30, Number 1, Page(s) 073-077     
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DOI: 10.5146/tjpath.2013.01174
Soft Tissue Giant Cell Tumor of Low Malignant Potential of the Neck: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
Aylin Orgen CALLİ1, Mine TUNAKAN1, Hüseyin KATILMIŞ2, Sevil KILÇIKSIZ3, Sedat ÖZTÜRKCAN2
1Department of Pathology, İzmir Katip Celebi University Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, İZMİR, TURKEY
2Department of Otorhinolaryngology, İzmir Katip Celebi University Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, İZMİR, TURKEY
3Department of Radiation Oncology, İzmir Katip Celebi University Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, İZMİR, TURKEY
Keywords: Soft tissue neoplasms, Giant cell tumors, Head and neck neoplasms

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.

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