DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2455-4510.IntJResOrthop20192695

Aneurysmal bone cyst of proximal fibula treated with en-bloc excision: a rare case report

Piyush Wadhawan, Atul Agrawal, Ruchit Khera

Abstract


Aneurysmal bone cysts (ABCs) are benign but locally destructive, blood filled reactive lesions of the bone. Although a wider age group may be affected, most commonly they are seen in patients younger than 20 years of age, with a slight female preponderance. Most common sites include metaphysis of femur followed by tibia and then humerus. Vertebral lesions involving the posterior elements are common.Aneurysmal bone cyst of proximal fibula is a rare and uncommon. Here, we report a case of 13 year old female with classic histologic, clinical, and radiographic findings that was treated by en bloc resection. 

 


Keywords


Aneurysmal bone cysts, Fibula, Rare case

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