Aneurysmal bony cyst

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


10 year old girl with a painful proximal humerus.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Expansion of the proximal humerus with smooth periosteal reaction. Note intact growth plate. 

Modality: MRI

The lesion demonstrates multiple fluid fluid levels characteristic of an aneurysmal bone cyst. 

Modality: DSA (angiography)

This lesion was treated percutaneously by Ethibloc instillation via an 18 gauge needle.

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Case Information

rID: 7494
Case created: 4th Nov 2009
Last edited: 28th Apr 2017
Tag: humerus
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