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Are prothstetic hips safe, and are there any other options for a reacurring bone cyst of the hip? I broke my hip when i was ten, caused by a cyst. The treatment was a steroid flush and a cast. I broke it again when i was twelve when they found that it was

I : I am so sorry you have had to go through all of this. Yes, there are definitely safe prosthetic hips. Please see a board certified orthopedic surgeon in your area. Ask your doctor for a referral to be sure you have a highly-respected orthopedic surgeon. I can understand your concern. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

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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During the day i get a dull pain in my right side just near my hip bone mostly when sitting, going to the bathroom, etc. what is it? i had a cyst once

During the day i get a dull pain in my right side just near my hip bone mostly when sitting, going to the bathroom, etc. what is it? i had a cyst once

Possibilities.: Pains in that area could be internal or external. External sources could include skin, hip joint or surrounding bursae or musculature. Has there been any trauma to the area? Internal sources would be less likely with your description, but the colon and appendix are in that area. Doesn't sound like appendicitis, though. ...Read more

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Please define what calcified bone cyst is?

Please define what calcified bone cyst is?

I will be glad to: Simple bone cyst is a common, benign, fluid-containing lesion, most commonly found in the metaphysis of long bones. The cause is unknown. Sometimes they get calcium deposit in them and healed. ...Read more

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What's an acetabular bone cyst?

What's an acetabular bone cyst?

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

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Hi, I'm getting a micro fracture surgery done on my shoulder in about 2 weeks. I have a bone cyst in my shoulder socket, how will this surgery help?

Hi, I'm getting a micro fracture surgery done on my shoulder in about 2 weeks. I have a bone cyst in my shoulder socket, how will this surgery help?

Get second opinion!: Shoulder surgery is the worst of all joint surgeries & takes months to heal.If you go ahead for surgery add all factors to enable rapid healing.Read drhoffman.com & Dr.Hoffman narrates beautifully his journey after his hip fracture from a fall during triatholon event.He had hip surgery & describes all the supplements he took for rapid union. ...Read more

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How do you remove a bone cyst?

How do you remove a bone cyst?

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 more

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Is there a chance of bone cyst spreading in other parts of the body, if it is present in some bone already?

No: This, however is true only if it is indeed a simple bone cyst. Other types of bone lesions that may be similar in appearance but are not true bone cysts might in some instances spread. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for an aneurismal bone cyst?

What is the recovery time for an aneurismal bone cyst?

ABC: Aneurysmal bone cysts treated surgically heal in approximately 6 weeks--depending on the personality and location and size of the cyst. If it is fractured/displaced it may take somewhat longer. ...Read more

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Can i join the marines if I have a bone cyst?

Can i join the marines if I have a bone cyst?

Check standard: The information you provided is too vague. You and your physician can check the standards at: http://usmilitary.About.Com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/intmedstandards.Htm. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

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