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Aneurysmal bone cysts (ABCs) are benign, non-neoplastic bone lesions developing mainly in the long bones and vertebral column. This study aimed to describe the case of ABCs involving the ethmoid and sphenoid sinuses in a 3-year-old girl, who might be the youngest patient ever reported.

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The typical imaging features of ABCs are multiple fluid–fluid levels on CT and MRI, corresponding to different intensities secondary to hemorrhage. This patient showed no typical fluid–fluid level might be related to the rapid progression of the disease.

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This page is a summary of: A rare giant paediatric aneurysmal bone cyst in the paranasal sinus, British Journal of Hospital Medicine, June 2020, Mark Allen Group, DOI: 10.12968/hmed.2019.0176.
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