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By David Bennett Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon in the United States
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24788445/unicameral-bone-cysts-general-characteristics-and-management-controversies
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Juan Pretell-Mazzini, Robert Francis Murphy, Indranil Kushare, John P Dormans
Unicameral bone cysts are benign bone lesions that are often asymptomatic and commonly develop in the proximal humerus and femur of skeletally immature patients. The etiology of these lesions remains unknown. Most patients present with a pathologic fracture, but these cysts can be discovered incidentally, as well. Radiographically, a unicameral bone cyst appears as a radiolucent lesion with cortical thinning and is centrally located within the metaphysis. Although diagnosis is frequently straightforward, management remains controversial...
May 2014: Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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