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Traumatic Bone Cyst Treatment
Except if it is very large and in a vulnerable area like the neck of the femur which coild result in a fracture through the cyst
treated successfully by injecting the cyst with cortisone or other bone forming substances
rarely needs a bone graft. 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
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?
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. Read more
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
Right lateral ventricle frontal horn compressed, Anterior midline mildly shifted to left, C2 vertebrae bone cyst, right frontal lobe glioma, treatment?
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
There no f 2 bone:
Test I know off, may be you mean
c2, t2 or l2. Let me know. Read more
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Nothing: Nothing unless the cyst was causing weakening of the cortical wall of the femur. Read more
If very sore: ; the cyst was big, u may have a fracture. C ur surgeon 2 b sure. Read more
Varies: This would depend on exactly what the cyst or bone lesion is, as well as how large is the cyst. Some are left alone, some need surgery for curretage and grafting (scraping out the cyst material and filling it with bone or cement), and some if the lesion is a bad one can require more aggressive and extensive removal of the lesion and possibly surrounding tissue as well. Read more
Severe pain?: If causing severe pain it clearly should be addressed. But one needs to be sure the cyst is the cause of pain. See an orthopedic (bone) surgeon. To eval. Read more
Can a bone cyst hurt? Was told I had one in tibia when I was young. Having some non-weight bearing very intermittent pain in the area.
# of things: It could be any of a number of things. Your doctor should see you and do a history physical, possibly run some tests, then let you know what's going on. Read more
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