[Treatment of solitary bone cysts by intra-medullary nailing or steroid injection in children].

@article{Journeau2003TreatmentOS,
  title={[Treatment of solitary bone cysts by intra-medullary nailing or steroid injection in children].},
  author={Pierre Journeau and D Ciotlos},
  journal={Revue de chirurgie orthopedique et reparatrice de l'appareil moteur},
  year={2003},
  volume={89 4},
  pages={333-7}
}
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Several methods are used to treat essential bone cysts in children: curettage with bone graft, simple drainage, steroid injection, intramedullary nailing. No one method is preferred by all. We compared two retrospective series of children with solitary bone cysts treated by steroid injection or intramedullary nailing. MATERIAL AND METHODS Seventy-two cysts were treated by the same team: 54 by injection of methylprednisolone, and 18 by intramedullary nailing. Fifty cysts… CONTINUE READING