Giant Aneurysmal Bone Cyst of the Rib
Serhat Avcu 1 * , Nurşen Toprak 1, Mehmet Deniz Bulut 1, Özkan Ünal 1
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1 Yüzüncü Yıl University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Van, Turkey
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Abstract

Aneurysmal bone cyst (ABC), especially in the ribs, is a rare disease, considering to be a benign lesion which occurs mostly in children and young adults. This case, however, concerns a 46-year-old female patient, with complaints of pain and palpable mass in the right thoracic wall, who was diagnosed to have ABC originating from the rib demonstrated by radiological examinations, aspiration biopsy, and histopathological verification. Surgical resection was performed to the lesion.

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Article Type: Case Report

https://doi.org/10.29333/ejgm/82541

Eur J Gen Med, 2012 - Volume 9 Issue Supplement 1, pp. 47-49

Publication date: 10 Jan 2012

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