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The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
W e have reviewed 13 operations on 11 patients using curettage and polymethylmethacrylate cement for giant-cell tumour of bone (GCT) to assess the value of radiology in the early detection of recurrence. There were four recurrences, the most specific radiological sign on plain radiography was lysis of 5 mm or more at the cement-bone interface. This preceded clinical signs by a mean of four months and was identified at a mean of 3.75 months after operation. There was not always a completedoi:10.1302/0301-620x.79b1.7102 pmid:9020440 fatcat:zxfwg4h3mjgyhp5qkyimmqy2qq