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Tumors of the Epiphyses

Grimm, Nathan L., MD1; Tainter, David M., MD1; Eward, William C., MD, DVM2; Brigman, Brian E., MD, PhD2

doi: 10.2106/JBJS.RVW.16.00080
Review Article

  • * Giant cell tumors are the most common tumors found in the epiphyses of the long bones.
  • * Chondroblastomas classically present in the epiphyses of the long bones abutting the physis as a lytic-appearing lesion.
  • * Clear cell chondrosarcomas are tumors that classically present in the epiphysis in patients who are in their third to fifth decade of life.

1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina

2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Duke University Hospital, Durham, North Carolina

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