Increased concentrations of nitrate and nitrite in the cyst fluid suggesting increased nitric oxide synthesis in solitary bone cysts.

The etiology and treatment of a solitary bone cyst have remained undefined. Surgical treatments have not been encouraging, because a less invasive corticosteroid-injection treatment has afforded good results. However, there has been little scientific rationale supporting corticosteroid treatment. In recent reports, bone-resorbing factors, including matrix… (More)