Case study

Use of STIMULAN in the treatment of a femoral cyst

Courtesy of TBC

Clinical particulars

10-year-old male presented with a femoral cyst, below the lesser trochanter.
Limited mobility and severe discomfort prevented normal activity.


Previous treatment of the cyst involved cortisone injections. However, the hole left by the needle in the cortex caused the femur to fracture.

12 months later further surgery was performed to fill the cyst using STIMULAN beads. The beads are clearly visible on the intra-operative x-ray following insertion.


The patient was reviewed at 14 weeks; the x-rays show complete
absorption of STIMULAN and new bone formation. Patient fully weight bearing, returned to normal activity.


For indications, contraindications, warnings and precautions see Instructions for Use.  The treating physician is responsible for deciding the type and quantity of antibiotic used. Concurrent use of locally administered antibiotics may affect the setting time. The mixing of antibiotics with the STIMULAN Kit / STIMULAN Rapid Cure device has not been assessed by a European medicines Competent Authority and is considered off-label usage of the medicinal product. To do so is at the professional risk of the surgeon / healthcare professional.

This brochure may include the use of STIMULAN or techniques that go beyond the current clearance / approval granted by the relevant regulatory authority. Please contact your local representative for further information.

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Patents granted: GB2367552, EP 1204599 B1, US 6780391, EP 2594231 B1, US 8883063, CN ZL201210466117.X, GB2496710, EP 3058899 B1

Patents pending: GB1502655.2, US 15/040075, CN 201610089710.5, US 15/288328, GB1704688.9, EP 18275044.8, US 15/933936