Mandible & maxilla

Giant cell lesions & simple bone cyst

Aneurysmal bone cyst

Topic Completed: 1 October 2013

Minor changes: 10 November 2020

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • May massively expand the mandible
  • Young females
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Numerous giant cells in connective tissue that lines large sinusoidal spaces
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Kelly Magliocca, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Aneurysmal bone cyst

Aneurysmal bone cyst

Differential diagnosis
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