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Dr. Aaron Shiloh
28 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
No: No they are degenerative cysts.

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Talus: Talus is latin for ankle, so this is an x-ray finding of swelling in ankle bone, possibly a hairline fracture. Best to consult the radiologist for det ... Read More
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
43 years experience Podiatry
Osteochondral lesion: The talus is predisposed to fractures involving the cartilaginous portion of it's some. The mildest form of this type of fracture shows the findings y ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carmen Kavali
25 years experience Plastic Surgery
Well..: Subchondral means beneath the perichondium (lining over cartilage). Edematous means swollen. Contusion means bruise. I don't think it takes any bru ... Read More
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Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
20 years experience Family Medicine
It varies: It is not uncommon for a contusion such as is this to take a while to heal. However i would make certain that after a couple months of continued pain ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
They don"t go away..: ...they R due 2 underlying degenerative or inflammatory disease. U treat the symptoms, not the cysts. NSAIDS, ice, activity modification etc...
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Tezza
Dr. Amy Tezza answered
36 years experience Internal Medicine
More information: Sounds like you must have had an xray; underneath the cartilage there is some swelling which could be the results of trauma. Without more information ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Dougherty
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cartilage: A subchondral cyst can be due to a congenital or acquired defect of the articular cartilage. These can be benign but are often associated with early ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I do not think so: The bone contusion, usually respond to this method, but it is impossible to keep your ankle above your heart for long? I would not over use, exercise ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Higgs
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: A bone bruise is actually a stress fracture. The inner trabeculae of the bone actually break. The healing of the stress fracture conincides with sym ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rudolf Zak
19 years experience Podiatry
Subchondral edema: Subchonral bone edema in your ankle typically occurs after an injury like an ankle sprain. Usually associated with a talar done lesion.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Dougherty
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Cartilage: A subchondral cyst can be due to a congenital or acquired defect of the articular cartilage. These can be benign but are often associated with early ... Read More
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