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Bone Cysts In Hands
Had bone cyst removed through surgery ten days ago in right hand. Didn't have swelling much, but woke up to noticeable swelling. Should i be concerned?
Yes: It could be a post op infection. See your dr. ...Read more
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Broke right hand along outside edge 3 years ago. Have a bone cyst, need surgery will a brace help with pain until surgery?
I broke my finger and have either an abc or unicameral bone cyst, how long will it take for my finger to heal?
A UBC or ABC if: you are as stated 32 years old in a finger one should seek out a hand surgeon to discuss this as there are other benign things that can be present. Healing of a lesion in a finger bone depends upon the fracture, if there is any displacement, or need for surgical fixation and what the true cause may be. Please seek out a hand surgeon with experience in these matters ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a steroid injection for a dislocated big toe &2 large bone cysts. It's been two days & my toe has a very hot sensation. Is that normal?
Surgery: Bone cysts do not always need treatmen, however if large as we sometimes see in the heel bone, they may cause fracture, traditionally the have been surgically cleaned out and packed with bone graft. Ther have been a few reports in the literature of endoscopic clean out and grafting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a chance of bone cyst spreading in other parts of the body, if it is present in some bone already?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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