Aneurysmal Bone Cyst of the Twelfth Rib: A Case Report


Chest wall tumors
Aneurysmal bone cyst

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Douni S, Elaamadi W, Elhajjouli H, Boudebza S, Elouarith I, Lamalmi N, Achir A, Bouchikh M. Aneurysmal Bone Cyst of the Twelfth Rib: A Case Report. ATD [Internet]. 2023 Dec. 12 [cited 2024 Jun. 25];2023. Available from:


Benign tumors of the chest wall are rare. Aneurysmal bone cyst is a benign tumor of the skeleton system which mainly develops at the level of the long bones and the vertebrae, and rarely at the rib level. We present a case of a 17-year-old young female with no medical history who presents a mass at the right basal level of the chest wall. The CT scan shows a multiloculated mass at the level of the twelfth ribs, by an elective incision the tumor was resected. The histology was in favor of an aneurysmal bone cyst.


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