Hip Salvageable Surgery for an Extensive Aneurysmal Bone Cyst Complicated with Transcervical Neck of Femur Fracture

T.B. Dhanasekaraprabu, Sumit Mahajan, Yash Mohan Lal, Himani Sharma, Rajesh Chandra
2013 Journal of Case Reports  
Aneurysmal bone cysts are enigmatic, locally destructive, blood filled lesions of bone with unknown cause and unusual presentations. We report a case of 16 year old female with aggressive aneurysmal bone cyst of proximal left femur complicated by transcervical fracture neck of femur. As the age of the patient was not suitable for replacement, a successful attempt was made to salvage the hip with intralesional curettage and fixation with 2 fibular struts and a cancellous hip screw. Femoral head
more » ... crew. Femoral head is viable till date. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0) Conflict of interest: None declared | Source of funding: Nil | DOI: http://dx.
doi:10.17659/01.2013.0018 fatcat:zukvmc7gone65ocpxeiwjch5f4