A 18-year-old female asked:
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can pressure from an occult ganglion cause a scolloped appearance of a bone ?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Not usually: Ganglion cysts are relatively soft, compared to bone. They are unlikely to affect the characteristics of a bone.
Answered on Apr 1, 2019
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