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1. Three cases of aneurysmal bone cyst are recorded. It is suggested that the condition is a type of cavernous haemangioma and the term haemangiomatous bone cyst is preferred.

2. A survey of the published cases suggests that in its early stages the lesion is amenable to local surgery, which is the treatment of choice, but for inaccessible lesions deep x-ray therapy may be effective.

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