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A 38-year-old member asked:

Are cysts in the joints related to hernia?

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Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 32 years experience
Doubtful: They may be related to the joint lining herniating outside the joint capsule, but not to a hernia of the groin/abdominal wall, which is what most people are referring to when talking about a hernia.
Last updated Nov 18, 2013

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