A randomized clinical trial comparing intralesional bone marrow and steroid injections for simple bone cysts.

@article{Wright2008ARC,
  title={A randomized clinical trial comparing intralesional bone marrow and steroid injections for simple bone cysts.},
  author={James G. Wright and Suzanne M Yandow and Sandra Donaldson and Lisa D Marley},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2008},
  volume={90 4},
  pages={722-30}
}
BACKGROUND Simple bone cysts are common benign lesions in growing children that predispose them to fracture and are sometimes painful. The purpose of this trial was to compare rates of healing of simple bone cysts treated with intralesional injections of bone marrow with rates of healing of those treated with methylprednisolone acetate. METHODS Of ninety patients randomly allocated to treatment with either a bone-marrow or a methylprednisolone acetate injection, seventy-seven were followed… CONTINUE READING

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