Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 66, Issue 1–2, pp 109–121 | Cite as

Aneurysmal bone cyst of Spine

  • J. Gruszkiewicz
  • Y. Doron
  • E. Peyser
  • J. Folman
  • B. Borovich


Four patients (aged 5, 7, 18, and 42) suffering from spinal cord involvement due to an aneurysmal bone cyst are reported. In two cases only a preoperative radiological diagnosis was made, one of them by a CT scan. Combined surgical and radiological treatments were done in three cases with a follow-up of 16 years in one patient and 9 years in the other two. In the fourth case, presenting with a C1 lesion, after radical excision and curettage X-ray therapy was not instituted. Pathological and radiological manifestations are discussed. Therapeutic measures are reviewed.


Aneurysmal bone cysts (ABC) benign tumour CT scan combined surgical and radiological treatment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Gruszkiewicz
    • 1
  • Y. Doron
    • 1
  • E. Peyser
    • 1
  • J. Folman
    • 1
  • B. Borovich
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Neurosurgery and PathologyRambam Medical Center, Technion-Faculty of MedicineHaifaIsrael

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