A 35-year-old male asked:
Mr- cystic lesion in c2 verterbrae which maybe a bone cyst how to confirm this & any non surgery method? what are the least risk treatment available?
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Dr. Chan Hwanganswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 29 years experience
Observation: The least risky treatment is observation and expectant management. Vertebral cysts are not uncommon, and if they are not causing problems, observation is the least risky treatment alternative. At times they will spontaneously resolve.
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