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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zz K
Dr. Zz K answered
21 years experience Geriatrics
Symovial cyst foot: May not be unless symptomatic. seems like a radiological finding - Clinical corelation is required.

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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: If with pain for a while, surgery may help.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Fluid filled sac...: That can develop over any tendon or joint in the body. Usually, joint is damaged in some way, such as with osteoarthritis, where there is some destruc ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Fluid sac : This is a fluid filled sac that arises from degeneration of the facet joints. When present they usually occur in the lumbar spine, mainly l4-5 & l5-s1 ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aveshen Govender
Specializes in General Practice
Ortho : An orthopedic surgeon will be able to assist you with this
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
53 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Possibly: Large cysts in the area of the wrists are usually ganglion cysts and these are synovial in nature; would recommend it be looked at so as not to miss a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let us see: Usually those cyst are painfll when they appear
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Synovial Cysts: Synovial cysts are quite common adjacent to the lumbar spine and are usually asymptomatic, and rarely affect the exiting spinal nerve. Best to discus ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See spine surgeon: Synovial cysts are treated by mainly 3 methods. Observation along with activity modification for minimal complaints. Cyst injections; either directel ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
No difference: They are essentially the same with respect to origin and tissue type.
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