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Causes Of Subchondral Cyst
Arthritis: Since you used the term subchondral cyst i assume that you have had an x-ray or mri. These can be caused by several things such as arthritis, old ligament tear, or possibly a ganglion that is inside the bone. Treatment depends on how bothersome it is, and ranges from simple things like a wrist splint, therapy, medication all the way up to major wrist surgery. Get it checked out by a hand surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
A subchondral cyst i: A very common finding and often dosnt mean anything. It is often noted in assymptomatic area that have low grade minimal arthritis on an MRI and i frequently see people referred for this finding that dont need anything. There are cases however when it means a fracture has not healed fully or a bone has poor blood supply or there is inflammatory change in the joint. Much depends upon the clinical. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a subchondral cyst in my right hip joint that causes a great deal of pain when I move certain ways. Can it be removed?
Most likely: Talk to your hip surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a 15mmx15mm subchondral cyst in my talus dome with intact overlying chondral plate and cartilage. Pain when doing single heel raise. Options?
45 year old african american woman diagnosed subchondral cyst in the superomedial acetabulum. what does this mean?
MRI ARTHROGRAM LEFT HIP ;
A very small subchondral cyst was noted along the lateral roof of the right acetabulum
What does this mean?
Early DJD: Subchondral cysts mean cysts in the bone underneath the cartilage, and are a reaction of the bone to degenerative and stress related changes about the joint space. These are usually seen with some cartilage damage and narrowing of the joint space adjacent to the cyst. Many people are asymptomatic with small cysts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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