Bilateral unicameral bone cysts in the hamate bones.

  title={Bilateral unicameral bone cysts in the hamate bones.},
  author={M Jasan and James H House and Jeff C Brand},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  volume={15 6},
This is a case report of bilateral unicameral bone cysts located in the hamate bones of a 22-year-old man. Unicameral bone cysts are rarely seen in the bones of the hand or bilaterally. In this case the diagnosis was made clinically using both radiographic and magnetic resonance imaging studies, and verified by microscopy of the biopsied specimen. Treatment consisted of curettage, autogenous bone grafting, and immobilization. To our knowledge there has not been any record in the literature of… CONTINUE READING