Tumorlike Lesions



Definition, WHO: “A unicameral cavity filled with clear or sanguineous fluid and lined by a membrane of variable thickness, which consists of loose vascular connective tissue showing scattered osteoclast giant cells and sometimes areas of recent or old hemorrhage or cholesterol clefts.”


Heterotopic Ossification Fibrous Dysplasia Bone Cyst Aneurysmal Bone Cyst Eosinophilic Granuloma 
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Solitary Bone Cyst (Simple or Unicameral Bone Cyst)

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Aneurysmal Bone Cyst (Multilocular Hematic Bone Cyst)

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Juxta-articular Bone Cyst (Intraosseous Ganglion)

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Metaphyseal Fibrous Defect (Nonossifying Fibroma, Histiocytic Xanthogranuloma)

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Eosinophilic Granuloma (Histiocytosis X, angerhans Cell Granulomatosis)

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.W.H.O. Collaborating Center for the Histological Definition and Classification of Bone TumorsSweden
  2. 2.National University of Buenos AiresBuenos AiresArgentina
  3. 3.Department of Orthopedic SurgerySt. Louis University Medical CenterSt. LouisUSA
  4. 4.Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical CenterChicagoUSA

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