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Simple Bone Cyst
B.J. Manaster, MD, PhD, FACR
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Clinical Issues

        • Diagnostic Checklist

          TERMINOLOGY

          • Abbreviations

            • Simple bone cyst (SBC)
          • Synonyms

            • Solitary bone cyst, unicameral bone cyst, juvenile bone cyst, essential bone cyst
          • Definitions

            • Benign fluid-filled (serous or serosanguinous fluid) cystic osseous lesions

          IMAGING

          • General Features

            • Radiographic Findings

              • CT Findings

                • MR Findings

                  • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                    • Fluoroscopic Findings

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        PATHOLOGY

                        • General Features

                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                            • Microscopic Features

                              CLINICAL ISSUES

                              • Presentation

                                • Demographics

                                  • Natural History & Prognosis

                                    • Treatment

                                      DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                      • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                        Selected References

                                        1. Pretell-Mazzini J et al: Unicameral bone cysts: general characteristics and management controversies. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 22(5):295-303, 2014
                                        2. Tariq MU et al: Cementum-like matrix in solitary bone cysts: a unique and characteristic but yet underrecognized feature of promising diagnostic utility. Ann Diagn Pathol. 18(1):1-4, 2014
                                        3. Pedzisz P et al: Treatment of solitary bone cysts with allogenic bone graft and platelet-rich plasma. A preliminary report. Acta Orthop Belg. 76(3):374-9, 2010
                                        4. Sakamoto A et al: Clinical outcome following surgical intervention for a solitary bone cyst: emphasis on treatment by curettage and steroid injection. J Orthop Sci. 15(4):553-9, 2010
                                        5. Teoh KH et al: Predictive factors for recurrence of simple bone cyst of the proximal humerus. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 18(2):215-9, 2010
                                        6. Jordanov MI: The "rising bubble" sign: a new aid in the diagnosis of unicameral bone cysts. Skeletal Radiol. 38(6):597-600, 2009
                                        7. Khurana A et al: Benign bone cyst mimicking skeletal metastasis on (18)F-FDG-PET. Hell J Nucl Med. 12(2):179-80, 2009
                                        8. Mik G et al: Results of a minimally invasive technique for treatment of unicameral bone cysts. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 467(11):2949-54, 2009
                                        9. Polat O et al: Our clinical experience on calcaneal bone cysts: 36 cysts in 33 patients. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 129(11):1489-94, 2009
                                        10. Ruggieri P et al: Tumours and tumour-like lesions of the hip in the paediatric age: a review of the Rizzoli experience. Hip Int. 19 Suppl 6:S35-45, 2009
                                        11. Tey IK et al: Active unicameral bone cysts in the upper limb are at greater risk of fracture. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 17(2):157-60, 2009
                                        12. Thawrani D et al: Successful treatment of unicameral bone cyst by single percutaneous injection of alpha-BSM. J Pediatr Orthop. 29(5):511-7, 2009
                                        13. Wootton-Gorges SL: MR imaging of primary bone tumors and tumor-like conditions in children. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 17(3):469-87, vi, 2009
                                        14. Sung AD et al: Unicameral bone cyst: a retrospective study of three surgical treatments. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 466(10):2519-26, 2008
                                        15. Snyder BD et al: Predicting fracture through benign skeletal lesions with quantitative computed tomography. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 88(1):55-70, 2006
                                        16. Shankman S et al: MR imaging of tumors and tumor-like lesions of the upper extremity. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 12(2):349-59, 2004
                                        17. Zampa V et al: MR evaluation of bone cysts treated with intracavital steroid injection. Eur Radiol. 13(6):1348-56, 2003
                                        18. Kalil RK et al: Simple bone cyst. In Fletcher CDM et al: World Health Organization Classification of Tumours: Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone. Lyon: IARC Press, 2002
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                                        KEY FACTS

                                        • Terminology

                                          • Imaging

                                            • Clinical Issues

                                              • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                TERMINOLOGY

                                                • Abbreviations

                                                  • Simple bone cyst (SBC)
                                                • Synonyms

                                                  • Solitary bone cyst, unicameral bone cyst, juvenile bone cyst, essential bone cyst
                                                • Definitions

                                                  • Benign fluid-filled (serous or serosanguinous fluid) cystic osseous lesions

                                                IMAGING

                                                • General Features

                                                  • Radiographic Findings

                                                    • CT Findings

                                                      • MR Findings

                                                        • Nuclear Medicine Findings

                                                          • Fluoroscopic Findings

                                                            DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                              PATHOLOGY

                                                              • General Features

                                                                • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                  • Microscopic Features

                                                                    CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                    • Presentation

                                                                      • Demographics

                                                                        • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                          • Treatment

                                                                            DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                            • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                              Selected References

                                                                              1. Pretell-Mazzini J et al: Unicameral bone cysts: general characteristics and management controversies. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 22(5):295-303, 2014
                                                                              2. Tariq MU et al: Cementum-like matrix in solitary bone cysts: a unique and characteristic but yet underrecognized feature of promising diagnostic utility. Ann Diagn Pathol. 18(1):1-4, 2014
                                                                              3. Pedzisz P et al: Treatment of solitary bone cysts with allogenic bone graft and platelet-rich plasma. A preliminary report. Acta Orthop Belg. 76(3):374-9, 2010
                                                                              4. Sakamoto A et al: Clinical outcome following surgical intervention for a solitary bone cyst: emphasis on treatment by curettage and steroid injection. J Orthop Sci. 15(4):553-9, 2010
                                                                              5. Teoh KH et al: Predictive factors for recurrence of simple bone cyst of the proximal humerus. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 18(2):215-9, 2010
                                                                              6. Jordanov MI: The "rising bubble" sign: a new aid in the diagnosis of unicameral bone cysts. Skeletal Radiol. 38(6):597-600, 2009
                                                                              7. Khurana A et al: Benign bone cyst mimicking skeletal metastasis on (18)F-FDG-PET. Hell J Nucl Med. 12(2):179-80, 2009
                                                                              8. Mik G et al: Results of a minimally invasive technique for treatment of unicameral bone cysts. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 467(11):2949-54, 2009
                                                                              9. Polat O et al: Our clinical experience on calcaneal bone cysts: 36 cysts in 33 patients. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 129(11):1489-94, 2009
                                                                              10. Ruggieri P et al: Tumours and tumour-like lesions of the hip in the paediatric age: a review of the Rizzoli experience. Hip Int. 19 Suppl 6:S35-45, 2009
                                                                              11. Tey IK et al: Active unicameral bone cysts in the upper limb are at greater risk of fracture. J Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 17(2):157-60, 2009
                                                                              12. Thawrani D et al: Successful treatment of unicameral bone cyst by single percutaneous injection of alpha-BSM. J Pediatr Orthop. 29(5):511-7, 2009
                                                                              13. Wootton-Gorges SL: MR imaging of primary bone tumors and tumor-like conditions in children. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 17(3):469-87, vi, 2009
                                                                              14. Sung AD et al: Unicameral bone cyst: a retrospective study of three surgical treatments. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 466(10):2519-26, 2008
                                                                              15. Snyder BD et al: Predicting fracture through benign skeletal lesions with quantitative computed tomography. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 88(1):55-70, 2006
                                                                              16. Shankman S et al: MR imaging of tumors and tumor-like lesions of the upper extremity. Magn Reson Imaging Clin N Am. 12(2):349-59, 2004
                                                                              17. Zampa V et al: MR evaluation of bone cysts treated with intracavital steroid injection. Eur Radiol. 13(6):1348-56, 2003
                                                                              18. Kalil RK et al: Simple bone cyst. In Fletcher CDM et al: World Health Organization Classification of Tumours: Tumours of Soft Tissue and Bone. Lyon: IARC Press, 2002