An extraosseous aneurysmal cyst in the pelvic cavity: report of a case


      A 51-year-old Japanese female was referred to us with a left lower quadrant pain and palpable mass. The CT and MRI study showed a 10×8×8 cm of well-circumscribed, multicystic mass adjacent to the left iliac bone. The mass was excised and consisted of multiple cysts containing bloody viscous material surrounded by thin-ring of eggshell-like tissue. The histological findings correlated with those of an aneurysmal bone cyst. This extraosseous case might be the first reported case observed in the pelvic cavity.


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