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Through an xray doctors found a cyst-like mass in my 9 year old daughter's femur. What can we expect moving forward?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Benign or not

Cysts located within the bone may be a benign process by nature (not cancer) but still weaken the bone.
They are often found during x-rays for other issues. Some can be a bone cancer. I send my kids to the pediatric orthopedist that works with the oncology group at a children's hospital if the radiologist can't convince me it is benign.

In brief: Benign or not

Cysts located within the bone may be a benign process by nature (not cancer) but still weaken the bone.
They are often found during x-rays for other issues. Some can be a bone cancer. I send my kids to the pediatric orthopedist that works with the oncology group at a children's hospital if the radiologist can't convince me it is benign.
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