Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Checa-Betegón P, Martínez-Aedo AU, García-Maroto R, Cebrián-Parra JL, Marco-Martínez F
Aneurysmal bone cyst located on the acetabular roof in an 11-year-old male
Acta Ortop Mex 2018; 32 (6)

Language: Español
References: 14
Page: 361-365
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The aneurysmal bone cyst is a benign rare tumor, which usually develops during childhood and it’s more often found in limbs. The most accepted treatment consists in curetagge and filling with graft. However, certain locations may be inaccesible for surgery and represent therapeutical challenges. We present the case of an 11 year-old male patient with limping and right hip pain without any traumatic nor infectious record. In the image studies with CT and MRI a lytic and expansive lession was found in the upper part of the right acetabulum and right iliac wing, all of which suggested an aneurysmal bone cyst with an associated acetabular fracture. A biopsy was performed which confirmed the diagnosis. He was treated with a CT-guided embolization and, due to its size, curetagge and allograft filling afterwards. He was asymptomatic after1 year of follow-up.

Key words: Aneurysmal bone cyst, treatment, embolisation, curetagge, graft.


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