Epiphyseal involvement in unicameral bone cysts

R. Capanna, J. Van Horn, P. Ruggieri, R. Biagini

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Twelve patients are reported in whom a unicameral bone cyst was found to involve the epiphysis or apophysis across an open growth plate. Nine patients showed pathologic fracture. In four patients a growth disturbance was found. A varying amount of varus angulation was present in most cases. No patient had functional impairment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)428-432
Number of pages5
JournalSkeletal Radiology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1986


  • Cartilage growth plate
  • Epiphyseal involvement
  • Unicameral bone cysts

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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