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October 1971

Giant Cell Tumor of the Sphenoid Bone: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Author Affiliations

Ann Arbor, Mich
From the Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor.

Arch Otolaryngol. 1971;94(4):369-374. doi:10.1001/archotol.1971.00770070561016

The giant cell tumor of bone is a rare entity in bones of the head and neck. There is little established precedent for its treatment in this area. Management of a case and an analysis of 13 other reported cases suggests that diagnostic bioposy of the lesion followed by cobalt 60 radiotherapy achieves the most favorable results.

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