Standing in the shadows - rare case of aneurysmal bone cyst of chest wall presented with massive hemothorax

Yasir Khaleel, Redzuan Ismail, Suria Pauzi, Syariz Sehat, Mohammed Hajhamad, Hamzaini Hamid
2016 International Journal of Contemporary Pediatrics  
Chest wall tumours of bones in childhood are rare in general. Chest wall aneurysmal bone cysts (ABC) are even rarer. If happened, they affect spine and long bone, those affect chest wall are extremely sparse. We are presenting a case of 8-year-old girl who presented with spontaneous hemothorax. We share our experience and diagnostic dilemma we encounter in emergency situation as well as challenging in the management. Aneurysmal bone cysts, despite being benign, but, rarity and unusual
more » ... d unusual presentation added to atypical radiological features may lead to catastrophic consequences unless diagnosed on time. Cite this article as: Khaleel YS, Ismail RM, Md Pauzi SH, Sehat SI, Hajhamad MM, Hamid HA. Standing in the shadows -rare case of aneurysmal bone cyst of chest wall presented with massive hemothorax. Int J Contemp Pediatr 2016;3:1109-11.
doi:10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20162402 fatcat:guovkfrokrgwdc42t3boztiwze