Other Bone Lesions

Many non-neoplastic conditions of bone may clinically or radiologically mimic a solitary bone tumor. Unilocular bone cysts The simple unilocular bone cyst occurs in the long bones distal to the growth plate in children. The cyst causes a thinning of the cortex and predisposes the area for a belt-like pathologic fracture through which the cyst is usually discovered. X-ray plain films are usually conclusive. Simple unilocular bone cysts represent typically…

September 3, 2018