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What is the most common treatment for a bone cyst?

What is the most common treatment for a bone cyst?

Nothing: 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

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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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?

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

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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

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

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Right lateral ventricle frontal horn compressed, Anterior midline mildly shifted to left, C2 vertebrae bone cyst, right frontal lobe glioma, treatment?

Right lateral ventricle frontal horn compressed, Anterior midline mildly shifted to left, C2 vertebrae bone cyst, right frontal lobe glioma, treatment?

See a surgeon.: It sounds like parts of your brain may be under pressure from the tumor. A good treatment for this is surgery to remove the mass. Speak to a surgeon for more details. 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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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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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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Will a bone cyst prevent me from joining the military?

Will a bone cyst prevent me from joining the military?

Please see:: Http://usmilitary. About. Com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/intmedstandards. Htm.

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What is an aneurysmal bone cyst and how is it treated?

Tumor: It is caused by a highly vascular benign tumor treated by excision and bone grafting. Not usually dx'd until there is an accompanying fract as the bone is thinned by the tumors expansion Read more

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What should I do for a non-cancerous bone cyst in femur?

What should I do for a non-cancerous bone cyst in femur?

Nothing: Nothing unless the cyst was causing weakening of the cortical wall of the femur. Read more

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What to do if I was just diagnosed with a bone cyst in my shin. How are they treated?

What to do if I was just diagnosed with a bone cyst in my shin. How are they treated?

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

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Can a bone cyst rupture? Should one be removed if causing severe pain and compromising walking?

Can a bone cyst rupture? Should one be removed if causing severe pain and compromising walking?

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

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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.

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.

Yes, if...: Bone cysts can cause persistent pain if the cyst has weakened the bone or caused it to fracture. Persistent pain in the region of a known cyst requires repeat imaging. Read more

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I've got a weird pain in my foot? Could it be bone cyst?

I've got a weird pain in my foot? Could it be bone cyst?

# 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 (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