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Revista Archivo Médico de Camagüey

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ALVAREZ LOPEZ, Alejandro; CASANOVA MOROTE, Carlos; PUENTE ALVAREZ, Antonio  and  GARCIA LORENZO, Yenima. Solitary bone cyst in the child: Study of 20 years. AMC [online]. 2004, vol.8, n.2, pp.50-57. ISSN 1025-0255.

Thirty-three patients were diagnosed and treated for solitary bone cysts at Eduardo Agramonte Piña Provincial Pediatric Hospital of Camagüey city in a period of 20 years. Masculine sex significantly prevailed in a 60, 6 %. The age group with higher incidence was that of 11 to 15 years with a 78, 7 %. Pathologic fracture was the most frequent form of presentation humerus in 22 years for a 66, 6%. The proximal end of humerus constituted the most frequent localization in 20 cases represented by the 60, 6 %. The surgical treatment was the most used in 28 patients with a 84, 8 %. The main complication was recurrence in five patients.

Keywords : BONE CYSTS [surgery]; BONE CYSTS [CHILD].

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