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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 850509, 4 pages
Giant Cell Tumor of Rib Arising Anteriorly as a Large Inframammary Mass: A Case Report and Review of the Literature
1Division of Transplantation Surgery, Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, P.O. Box 980057, Richmond,
VA 23298, USA
2Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, 1101 E. Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
Received 9 July 2012; Accepted 8 November 2012
Academic Editor: Jeffrey C. Wang
Copyright © 2012 Amit Sharma and Amy E. Armstrong. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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