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Percutaneous Therapy of Cystic Bony Lesions

ByFrancesco Aparisi

A focal region of radiolucency, or “cystic” lesion occurs when there is disruption of the steady state between bone formation and bone resorption. Matrix deposition, abnormal metabolic activity, or increased blood flow all may lead to these focal areas of osteolysis.