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simple cyst of bone

Wednesday 3 February 2010

simple bone cysts, simple bone cyst

Images

- 2.5 year male. Unicameral bone cyst (simple bone cyst)

Digital case

- Case 262 : Simple cyst of bone

Differential diagnosis

- bone cysts

Treatment

Traditional treatments for simple bone cysts are associated with significant surgical morbidity and high recurrence rates. Partial recurrence of active cysts after treatment with this method is high.

See also

- bone cysts

References

- Percutaneous curettage and bone grafting for humeral simple bone cysts. Hunt KJ, Bergeson A, Coffin CM, Randall RL. Orthopedics. 2009 Feb;32(2):89. PMID: 19301802