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Bone Cysts (Bone Cyst) Summary

Description: Benign unilocular lytic areas in the proximal end of a long bone with well defined and narrow endosteal margins. The cysts contain fluid and the cyst walls may contain some giant cells. Bone cysts usually occur in males between the ages 3-15 years.

Also Known As: Bone Cyst; Ganglia, Intra-Osseous; Ganglion, Intra-Osseous; Intra-Osseous Ganglia; Intra-Osseous Ganglion Show All >>

Networked: 427 relevant articles (20 outcomes, 36 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Bone Cysts

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. methylprednisolone acetate (Depo-Medrol) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 24 results : FDA 17 Generic
  2. Adrenal Cortex Hormones (Corticosteroids) : 2 outcomes in 9 results : IBA
  3. Amyloid (Amyloid Fibrils) : 1 outcome 1 study in 15 results : IBA
  4. Polycystic liver disease : 1 outcome in 10 results : IBA
  5. 1-dodecylpyridoxal (PLD) : 1 outcome in 5 results : IBA
  6. Gadolinium : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  7. Collagen : 2 studies in 5 results : IBA
  8. Titanium : 2 studies in 4 results : IBA
  9. Steroids : 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  10. Methylprednisolone : 1 study in 6 results : FDA 18 Generic
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Diseases Related to Bone Cysts

  1. Bone Cysts (Bone Cyst)
  2. Spontaneous Fractures (Pathological Fracture)
  3. Cysts
  4. Neoplasms (Cancer)
  5. Spinal Stenosis (Stenosis, Spinal)
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Key Therapies for Bone Cysts

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  1. Curettage : 5 outcomes 6 studies in 80 results
  2. Injections : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 34 results
  3. Homologous Transplantation (Allograft) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 15 results
  4. Intramedullary Fracture Fixation : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 14 results
  5. Bone Transplantation (Bone Grafting) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 47 results
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