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Aneurysmal bone cyst of the spine
  1. B. Prakash,
  2. A. K. Banerji,
  3. P. N. Tandon
  1. Department of Neurosurgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi-16, India


    Four cases of aneurysmal bone cysts of the spine are described. Problems of nomenclature, pathogenesis, and treatment are discussed with reference to the literature. Complete excision is the treatment of choice whenever possible. However, subtotal excision and adequate spinal decompression followed by radiotherapy provide satisfactory results.

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