Simple Bone Cyst / Unicameral Cyst / Solitary Bone Cyst

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Simple Bone Cyst/Unicameral Cyst/Solitary Bone Cyst
Benign tumour (origin unknown); M>F; membrane lined cavity containing a clear yellow fluid – usually children <10-20yrs. Asymptomatic, but may  pathological fracture X-ray – radiolucent defect, well marginated, symmetrical – surrounded by thin rim of non-reactive bone. Treatment – curettage to prevent pathologic fractures.

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