Unicameral bone cyst - tibia

Case contributed by Samir Benoudina


Asymptomatic. Discovered fortuitously.

Patient Data

Age: 11 years
Gender: Female

A well-defined lucent lesion is seen at the upper tibial shaft with thin sclerotic margins, narrow transition zone and normal surrounding bone matrix in keeping with a benign bone lytic lesion, mostly a unicameral bone cyst.

Case Discussion

Unicameral bone cyst in the upper shaft of the tibia. Histopathologically proven.

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