Benign Bony Lesions

  • Brandon S. Schwartz
  • Scott H. Kozin
  • Dan A. Zlotolow
  • Joshua M. Abzug
Reference work entry


Several benign bony lesions are observed in the pediatric and adolescent populations. These lesions range from common to extremely rare. This chapter discusses the epidemiology, pathoanatomy, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment options for these lesions. The lesions are listed in alphabetical order as an easy way of organizing them.


Pathological Fracture Bone Cyst Giant Cell Tumor Osteoid Osteoma Aneurysmal Bone Cyst 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brandon S. Schwartz
    • 1
  • Scott H. Kozin
    • 2
  • Dan A. Zlotolow
    • 2
  • Joshua M. Abzug
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Maryland School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Shriners Hospitals for ChildrenPhiladelphiaUSA

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