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Hip Bone Cyst
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
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
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
I have an ovarian cyst and two days ago a lump a paired on the outside of my body beside my hip bone, it is very tender almost like a bruise?
See a doctor: they are not related, but you should be seen for this lump ...Read more
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
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
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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