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Title: Simple bone cysts. A review of 59 cases with special reference to their treatment
Authors: Mylle, J ×
Burssens, Adolf
Fabry, Guy #
Issue Date: Jan-1993
Series Title: Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery vol:111 issue:6 pages:297-300
Abstract: In a retrospective study, 21 simple bone cysts (SBC) treated by curettage (with or without bone grafting) are compared to 20 SBC treated by intralesional injections of methylprednisolone. Curettage led to 43% favourable results and 29% recurrences. Cortisone injections led to 90% favourable results and 5% recurrences. Combined therapy (curettage and injections) led to results comparable to injections only. In our experience, curettage and hydroxyapatite grafting led to 100% complete healing (only 2 cases). We recommend intralesional methylprednisolone injections because the method is easy, effective and safe.
ISSN: 0936-8051
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Orthopaedics Section (-)
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