Journal of Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine 2009;28(2): 131-135.
A Localized-type giant-cell Tumor of the Tendon Sheath Arising from the Deep Infrapatellar Bursa that Presented as a Palpable Mass Around the Knee.
Sue Yon Kim, Ji Seon Park, Wook Jin, Kyung Nam Ryu
1Department of Radiology, Kyung Hee University Medical Center, Korea. gdluck@hitel.net
2Department of Radiology, East-west Neo Medical Center, Korea.
  Published online: June 1, 2009.
ABSTRACT
A giant-cell tumor of the tendon sheath (GCTT) predominantly affects the tendon sheaths or joints of the fingers and toes. Less common sites include large joints such as the ankle and knee joint. We describe a case of a 35-year-old female with a localized giant-cell tumor of the tendon sheath that uniquely originated from the deep infrapatellar bursa.
Keywords: Giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath; Deep infrapatellar bursa; Knee
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