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Bone Cyst Femur
Nothing: Nothing unless the cyst was causing weakening of the cortical wall of the femur. ...Read more
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
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Dear doctor...I have a left femur bone cyst.left ovarian cyst.disc bulge at L4, L5..i always feel sick at left pelvic and lack of left leg.why doc?
Vague question: Your question is too vague. Please be more specific. ...Read more
I recently had curettage and bone graft surgery on my left femur. I now have a bone cyst. will this require further surgery?
Its a defect in bone: The hip joint is made of two parts. The head of the femur (thigh bone) fits into the cup or socket of the acetabulum (pelvis). If there is an injury of the hip from trauma or arthritis, you can get resorption of bone on either side of the joint. The area of resorption fills with fluid and creates a defect or cyst in the bone. ...Read more
Surgery: Bone cysts do not always need treatmen, however if large as we sometimes see in the heel bone, they may cause fracture, traditionally the have been surgically cleaned out and packed with bone graft. Ther have been a few reports in the literature of endoscopic clean out and grafting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a chance of bone cyst spreading in other parts of the body, if it is present in some bone already?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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