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Removal of Hip Bone Cyst

Bone cyst is a type of benign bone tumor. Being benign, it does not spread to other areas or parts of the body. However, a bone cyst can cause destruction of bone and isolated symptoms at the site of the lesion. Bone cysts, which are areas of relative thinning of the bone, show up as hollow areas on the X-ray next to the joint line.

The most common problem that a bone cyst will cause is weakening of the bone. This may lead to increased susceptibility to fracture at that location. Because of this, the bone cyst may need to be treated medically in order to prevent a fracture. Sometimes the bone cyst will not be found until after a fracture has happened, this is called a pathologic fracture. The treatment to remove bone cysts is generally that chosen for the arthritis itself.

In a painful hip, for example, a hip replacement or hip resurfacing will often be the treatment of choice if there is significant evidence of osteoarthritis, in which case the cyst will be dealt with at the same time as that procedure.

Hip resurfacing is a bone-conserving approach to the treatment of hip pathology in which the worn surfaces of the hip joint are replaced with caps of high carbide cobalt chrome to enable the treated hip to function much the same way as a normal hip. Hip resurfacing surgery is an alternative to total hip replacement and is recommended for active patients, generally younger than the age of 65.

Subchondral hip bone cysts

In hip dysplasia, which is a condition referring to the deformation or misalignment of the hip joint, the femoral head or ball contacts the acetabulum or socket on only a small area causing significant amounts of stresses on the bone lying under the joint cartilage (subchondral bone). The subchondral bone in this area dies and is replaced by a cavity filled with loose connective tissue or bone cysts. These cysts may form "a mirror image". Usually the cyst in the acetabulum is larger than the cyst in the femoral head. If the cyst is large, it may be necessary to fill it with patient's own bone tissue during the hip operation.

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