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Commonest benign bone tumour
The lesion is normally lucent but can undergo mineralisation with a patchy sclerotic appearance
Characteristic "soap bubble" appearance on x-ray
Giant cell tumour
Where do giant cell tumours most commonly occur
Around the knee and distal radius
A small niddus of immature bone surrounded by an intense sclerotic halo
-most commonly occur in adolescence
Causes by hyperparathyroidism
(because of massive bone turnover or something)
Margin when removing a bone tumour?
Cancer of endothelial cells in bone?
How do you diagnose myeloma?
Plasma protein electrophoresis
-HIGH level of PARAPROTEIN
and early morning urine collection for BENCE JONES PROTEINS