The development of post-traumatic cyst-like lesions in bone

University of Virginia Medical Center
Skeletal Radiology (Impact Factor: 1.51). 02/1986; 15(8):631-4. DOI: 10.1007/BF00349859
Source: PubMed


Cyst-like lesions in the radius and tibia were observed in two children as a post-fracture event. The pathogenesis of these lesions is discussed. Cut sections from anatomic specimens display extensive hemorrhage in subperiosteal as well as endosteal and trabecular bone. Cysts arising from hemorrhagic resorption in various locales may explain the occasional atypical appearance of these lesions.

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