Clin Surg | Volume 6, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Pseudo Arthrodesis of Knee for Stage – III Giant Cell Tumor of Distal Femur

Walla Atchi1*, Kombate N Kanfitine2 and Tsolenyanu K Senyo3

1Department of Orthopedics and Trauma, University of Lomé, Togo
2Department of Orthopedics, Afagnan Hospital, Togo
3Department of Orthopedics, Kpalimé Hospital, Togo

*Correspondance to: Walla Atchi 

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Abstract

Historically, for giant cell tumors of bone tumors, large resections and reconstructions by mutilating surgery were common and reported recurrence rates were low and around 5%. Currently, Denosumab neoadjuvant therapy in these tumors facilitates complete resection and can avoid mutilating surgery. In low-income countries, the management of advanced giant cell tumors of bone remains challenge because of their sometimes very monstrous volume in patients unable to afford drug treatments by Denosumab. In this work, we present a case of large distal femur GCT managed temporarily by filling-pseudo-arthrodesis after large segmental resection.

Citation:

Atchi W, Kanfitine KN, Senyo TK. Pseudo Arthrodesis of Knee for Stage – III Giant Cell Tumor of Distal Femur. Clin Surg. 2021; 6: 3333..

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