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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.