World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports Volume No 6

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Sphenomaxilloethmoidal Aneurysmal Bone Cyst: Case Report and Review of Literature

Khalid Aniba, Mehdi Laghmari, Mohamed Lmejjati, Houceine Ghannane and Said Ait Benali.
World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports 2014, 3:3

Abstract

Aneurysmal bone cysts are non-neoplastic benign lesions, with obscure pathogenesis. the cyst consists of many vascular spaces that grossly resemble a blood-filled cavity and characterized by "blow out distention" of the skeletal contour. These bone cysts generally occur in long bones and vertebrae but rarely in the skull This 22- year- old woman, previously healthy, had a swelling on the left side of the face that had been gradually increasing for the last 3 months. There was no history of trauma. a left Clinical and neuroradiological presentation of the skull and face ABC was not specific. Histopathology confirmed the diagnosis. Total excision was the treatment of choice

Keywords

Aneurysmal bone cyst. Benign skull tumor




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