J Korean Orthop Assoc.  1970 Mar;5(1):25-27. 10.4055/jkoa.1970.5.1.25.

A Case of Unicameral Bone Cyst with Fracture of Femoral Neck


A case of unicameral bone cyst developed in proximal portion of left femur complicated with femoral neck fracture is reported. The case was 18 years old girl who complained of the swelling and pain over the left hip region and limited range of the motion of the hip for an year. Roentgenological study revealed a large lobulated cystic destruction involving the proximal portion of the left femur with thin cortical expansion and a pathological femoral neck fracture. Curettage of the cyst and cancellous bone graft paeked into the cyst were performed. The cyst measured 9cmX6cm in size and was composed of multiloculated cavities separated by fibroosseous septa. The cyst was filled with bloody gelatineous fluid. The diagnosis of unicameral bone cyst was confirmed by microscopic examination.

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