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solitary bone cyst

 

Definition: a unilocular cyst containing serous fluid and lined with a thin layer of connective tissue, occurring usually in the shaft of a long bone in a child.

Synonym(s): idiopathic bone cavity, osteocystoma, simple bone cyst, traumatic bone cyst, unicameral bone cyst

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