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Aneurysmal bone cyst in the metacarpal of a child: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3249157     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An unusual case of aneurysmal bone cyst in the metacarpal of a five-year-old girl is described. The lesion was initially diagnosed and treated as a simple bone cyst. Subsequently the affected metacarpal was excised and replaced by an autogenous fibular graft, with good results. A discussion of the pathogenesis of the lesion is given, with a review of the literature.
Authors:
P P Kotwal; A Jayaswal; M K Singh; P K Dave
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of hand surgery (Edinburgh, Scotland)     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0266-7681     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hand Surg Br     Publication Date:  1988 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-06-27     Completed Date:  1989-06-27     Revised Date:  2009-06-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8403839     Medline TA:  J Hand Surg Br     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  479-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bone Cysts / radiography,  surgery*
Child, Preschool
Female
Humans
Metacarpus / radiography,  surgery*

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