Aneurysmal bone cyst of the frontal sinus

James H. Liu, Mark T. Newcomer, Alan D. Murray, Charles M. Myer

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Abstract

Aneurysmal bone cysts are benign, vascular, cystic osseous tumors. Approximately 2% of all aneurysmal bone cysts are found in the head and neck region, with the most common site being the mandible. We report a case of an aneurysmal bone cyst arising from the frontal sinus in a pediatric patient. The diagnosis was suggested through various radiographic studies, with the final pathologic diagnosis confirmed after tumor excision. Complete en-bloc excision was performed by using a bifrontal craniotomy approach, with immediate reconstruction of the defect by using a split calvarial bone graft.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)291-293
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Medicine and Surgery
Volume22
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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