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    What causes lytic lesions in the right temple?

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Posted on Wed, 26 Jul 2017 in Lump
Question: I am scheduled for removal of a lytic lesion in my right temple. So far, diagnostics have not found evidence of cancer, but I will be having a nucular bone scan next week also.
How common are non-cancerous lytic lesions?
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Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Benign (non cancerous) lytic lesions are not that common as malignant .

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear
Thanks for using Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* Benign (non cancerous) lytic lesions are not that common as malignant ones ,
but represent considerations to be kept for various cases as differential
diagnosis .
* Types found are
- Osteoid osteoma - Eosinophilic granuloma - Fibroma - Arachnoid granulations
- Hemangioma - Aneurysm bone cyst - Pericytoma - others .

Kindly provide me details of your MRI report , so that I can answer your query
more precisely .

Awaiting for your response .

Regards .
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