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Does Embolization Successfully Treat Aneurysmal Bone Cyst?


Discussion: Aneurysmal bone cysts are found in long bones in the first 2 decades of life. When they are located next to the growth plate, they can cause skeletal deformities. It is rare to find these bone cysts in children aged <6 years; in these younger kids, there is a higher incidence of recurrence. The traditional treatment for aneurysmal bone cysts is curettage and en bloc excision, but less invasive treatments have gained favor. Objective: To present the case of a 5-year-o more...
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