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  • surgical
  • This test is to rule out other cysts (which are quite unusual) If there is a high probability of a fracture resulting from the unicameral bone cyst, then surgical treatment is necessary. (wikipedia.org)
  • The treatment can involve or incorporate one or more of the following surgical methods, which are performed by a pediatric orthopedic surgeon: Curettage: Surgeons create an incision or opening in the bone to drain out the fluids inside the cyst. (wikipedia.org)
  • fracture
  • depending on the invasiveness of the cyst, it can cause a pathological fracture or even destroy the epiphyseal plate leading to the permanent shortening of the bone. (wikipedia.org)
  • Large lesions can cause nearby areas of bone to thin, which may result in a fracture and cause pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • composition
  • He believed that the chemical composition of the fluid found in the bone cyst was similar to the chemical make-up in serum. (wikipedia.org)
  • However
  • There is not a specific theory behind the etiology of the unicameral bone cyst, however, according to many researchers and doctors, there is a commonly known theory hypothesized by Jonathan Cohen in 1970. (wikipedia.org)