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Definition of Bone cyst, simple

Bone cyst, simple: A solitary fluid-filled cavity (cyst) in a bone, usually in the shaft of a long bone, especially the humerus, in a child. A simple bone cyst can cause pain in or near the bone. Also known as unicameral bone cyst and solitary bone cyst.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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