Skip to main content

Table 1 Summary of published data on giant cell tumor of the synovium of the thoracic vertebrae

From: Unusual presentation of giant cell tumor originating from a facet joint of the thoracic spine in a child: a case report and review of the literature

Authors and year of publication Number of cases Age (years) Gender Level Facet involvement Epidural involvement Treatment
Kuwabara et al. 1992 [10] 1 25 F T8–T11 + + STR and radiation
Clark et al. 1993 [9] 1 23 M T7–T8 + + GTR
Giannini et al. 1996 [6] 1 40 M T11 NA NA GTR
Furlong et al. 2003 [7] 1 21 F T4–T5 + + GTR
Doita et al. 2005 [13] 1 26 M T8–T11 + + GTR
Motamedi et al. 2005 [12] 4 21 F T4–T5 + + NA
7 F T2–T3 + + NA
36 F T5–T6 + + NA
30 M T5–T6 + NA
Hansen et al. 2007 [11] 1 17 M T6–T7 + + GTR
Gupta et al. 2008 [8] 1 9 F T8–T9 + + GTR
  1. GTR, gross total resection; NA, not available; STR, subtotal resection; M, male; F, female.