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Aneurysmal bone cyst - Proximal humerus - Gross specimen
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Aneurysmal bone cyst - Proximal humerus - Gross specimen
  • Case ID: 199
  • Diagnosis: Aneurysmal bone cyst
  • Category: Bone Tumors
  • Category Type: Bone cyst
  • Category Sub Type: Benign
  • Location: Proximal humerus
  • Age: 9
  • Sex: M
  • Treatment: Curettage and bone graft
  • Image ID: 1801
  • Image Type: Gross specimen
  • Images relating to this case: 1799 , 1800 , 1801, 1802 , 1803 , 1804 .

The resected surgical specimen demonstrates the characteristic features of an aneurysmal bone cyst with a reactive shell of bone at the periphery (at the bottom of the image). Looking from the inside out, there are areas of hemorrhagic loculation lying within the interstices of the interlying reactive shell of bone.


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