Diffuse TGCT (also known as pigmented villonodular synovitis or PVNS) and
localized TGCT (also known as giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath or GCT-TS)
differ in tumor location, size, and characteristics.2
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Average delay in diagnosis in patients with TGCT, most of which
was diffuse, in a single-center retrospective study of 121 patients.6
In one retrospective analysis of 81 patients with TGCT, average
duration before patients with digit lesions consulted a physician.11