A treatment strategy for proximal femoral benign bone lesions in children and recommended surgical procedures: retrospective analysis of 62 patients

@article{Erol2016ATS,
  title={A treatment strategy for proximal femoral benign bone lesions in children and recommended surgical procedures: retrospective analysis of 62 patients},
  author={B{\"u}lent Erol and Mert Osman Topkar and Ahmet Nadir Aydemir and Erhan Okay and Emrah Caliskan and Omer Sofulu},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={136},
  pages={1051-1061}
}
We aimed to develop a surgical treatment strategy for benign bone lesions of the proximal femur based upon retrospective review of our data in 62 children. Sixty-two children [38 male, 24 female; median age 9 years (range 5–18 years)] with proximal femoral benign bone lesions were surgically treated between 2005 and 2013. Histopathological diagnoses were simple (31) or aneurysmal (27) bone cysts, and nonossifying fibromas (4). The pathological fracture rate was 77.4 %. Surgical treatment was… CONTINUE READING

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