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Cyst (Definition)

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


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Can a car accident jamming your toe cause a ganglion cyst and bone spur?

Can a car accident jamming your toe cause a ganglion cyst and bone spur?

Ganglion cyst: The cause of ganglion cysts is not known. One theory suggests that trauma causes the tissue of the joint to break down forming small cysts, which then join into a larger, more obvious mass. The most likely theory involves a flaw in the joint capsule or tendon covering (sheath) that allows the joint tissue to bulge out. ...Read more

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Diagnosed today with a dislocated big toe and 2 large bone cysts. Told I need surgery.. How is the surgery done? What's the recovery process?

Diagnosed today with a dislocated big toe and 2 large bone cysts. Told I need surgery.. How is the surgery done? What's the recovery process?

Dislocated toe: It seems like to have 2 separate conditions. A dislocated toe would simply be reduced to the anatomical position and possibly held in place with a wire or screw until it completely heals. This typically would be anywhere from 6-8 weeks. Cysts in the bone may be due to many causes and would depend on the type of cyst as well as location. ...Read more

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Podiatrist gave me a steroid injection for 2 large bone cysts and a discolated toe. It just got diagnosed today. How will steroids help my injury?

Podiatrist gave me a steroid injection for 2 large bone cysts and a discolated toe. It just got diagnosed today. How will steroids help my injury?

They may or may: Not. Depending on what type of cyst they are. Certain cysts can respond to steroids by slowing down the growth of the contents inside the cyst.... ...Read more

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Why do I have to get cleared for my big toe dislocation bone cyst repair surgery. I never had to for my 2 cardiac ablations and general was used.

Why do I have to get cleared for my big toe dislocation bone cyst repair surgery. I never had to for my 2 cardiac ablations and general was used.

Cardiac clearance: In general individual who have a cardiac history will require a cardiac clearance by your internist or cardiologist. Surgeons in other specialities are being safe and want to know that the heart can handle the procedure. When you go for a cardiac procedure no clearance is required for the heart...But sometimes cardiologist ask other specialists to give clearance for lung disease etc. ...Read more

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I've got a weird pain in my foot? Could it be bone cyst?

I've got a weird pain in my foot? Could it be bone cyst?

# of things: It could be any of a number of things. Your doctor should see you and do a history physical, possibly run some tests, then let you know what's going on. ...Read more

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Hello, I have a ganglion cyst on my foot and it's small and hard as a bone but it really hurts to walk. How would I go about getting it removed?

Hello, I have a ganglion cyst on my foot and it's small and hard as a bone but it really hurts to walk. How would I go about getting it removed?

See foot specialist: A podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon who specializes in feet and ankles could easily help address your problem. ...Read more

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Cyst like on top my left foot and diagnosed of protruding bone called Ganglion exostosis. Foot doctor said I need a surgery. Is this true?

Cyst like on top my left foot and diagnosed of protruding bone called Ganglion exostosis. Foot doctor said I need a surgery. Is this true?

We all need somthing: Sounds like you have an exostosis, which is nothing more than an outgrowth of bone, and a ganglion cyst. If the condition is causing pain, numbness or a problem with the functioning of your foot, then surgery is probably called for. If, however, you have a lump and no symptoms associated with it, then, you have the opportunity of holding off on the surgery for what I call a "wait see". ...Read more

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Cystic bone lesion in ankle. Ankle and foot hurt. I had foot surgery in the summer. Should I be concerned?

Cystic bone lesion in ankle. Ankle and foot hurt. I had foot surgery in the summer. Should I be concerned?

Cystic bone lesion: A bone lesion in the ankle after surgical excision can take a whiel to 'fill in' and heal. If the leasion was within the ankle mortise and involved the talus, weight bearing can also have a bearing on the healing process. The ankle will swell for a period of time.
Consult your surgeon and discuss physical therapy, and options for reducing the discomfort. ...Read more

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What is aneurysm bone cyst?

Benign bone tumor: An aneurysmal bone cyst is a benign condition of the bones, commonly in a child which can lead to fractures. The cyst area often expands and weakens the bone, making it prone to fracture. The fracture typically heals, but the condition may persist and fracture may occur again, sometimes necessitating surgery. The humerus bone near the shoulder is a common location for this. ...Read more

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What's an acetabular bone cyst?

Its a defect in bone: The hip joint is made of two parts. The head of the femur (thigh bone) fits into the cup or socket of the acetabulum (pelvis). If there is an injury of the hip from trauma or arthritis, you can get resorption of bone on either side of the joint. The area of resorption fills with fluid and creates a defect or cyst in the bone. ...Read more

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Cyst on big toe malignant, what do I do?

Cyst on big toe malignant, what do I do?

See a podiatrist: Are you thinking a cyst on the big toe is malignant or did the doctor biopsy it and tell you that? You cannot determine if it is malignant solely by looks. You really need to go to a podiatrist to have the foot examined and to be given your options for treatment. ...Read more

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What is the most common treatment for a bone cyst?

What is the most common treatment for a bone cyst?

Nothing: Except if it is very large and in a vulnerable area like the neck of the femur which coild result in a fracture through the cyst
treated successfully by injecting the cyst with cortisone or other bone forming substances
rarely needs a bone graft. ...Read more

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Does an allograft look like a bone cyst on an X-ray?

Bone cyst on X-ray: If the "bone cyst" is in the same location as the site of your previous allograft, then the x-ray is probably showing the allograft and not a bone cyst. ...Read more

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How common are bone cysts in patients with hemophilia?

How common are bone cysts in patients with hemophilia?

Yes in stage 4: Arnold-hilgartner classification for joints involvements' in hemophilia,
he mentioned that bone sub-chondreal cyst is present all the time.
Which means advance cases. ...Read more

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What is an aneurysmal bone cyst and how is it treated?

Tumor: It is caused by a highly vascular benign tumor treated by excision and bone grafting. Not usually dx'd until there is an accompanying fract as the bone is thinned by the tumors expansion ...Read more

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Cyst type growth appeared suddenly on top of toe below nail, something was dropped on toe about 5 days ago, will it just go away?

Cyst type growth appeared suddenly on top of toe below nail, something was dropped on toe about 5 days ago, will it just go away?

Watch the Toe.: The obvious conclusion is that the cyst type growth is a direct result of the injury. And, it probably is. Possibly some tissue fluid trapped beneath the skin's surface. There other possibilities but 5 days is not enough time for those to occur. Watch and see, if the cyst enlarges, have it examined. ...Read more

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My age 18 male. I have a internal cyst like thing near tail bone which pains and bleeds out from tail bone. Plz help bcoz its too scary.

My age 18 male. I have a internal cyst like thing near tail bone which pains and bleeds out from tail bone. Plz help bcoz its too scary.

Pilonidal cyst?: Based on the location and your description, this sounds like a pilonidal cyst, part of a syndrome called pilonidal disease. Check webmd or search google for details. Treatment is usually surgical. As usual, see your physician or surgeon for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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My tailbone sticks out a lot at the top. You can almost see it through my clothes. Don't think it's a cyst because it's hard like bone. Why?

My tailbone sticks out a lot at the top. You can almost see it through my clothes. Don't think it's a cyst because it's hard like bone. Why?

Some do stick up: Most look like the picture. Ur's is an uppy. This seems like a cosmetic problem, not 1 of pain. If u c someone I am sure u r having pain, & if so, insurance will cover symptomatic coccyx excision which in good hands is very easy & successful. I have excised about 20-25. No complications & all were happy and no one returned with any complaints. Seek an experienced surgeon who has done it b4. ...Read more

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I believe I may have a cyst on my upper butt check near the crack where it is mainly bone. Nothing is visible but a lot of pain. Do I have a cyst?

I believe I may have a cyst on my upper butt check near the crack where it is mainly bone. Nothing is visible but a lot of pain. Do I have a cyst?

Most likely.: Either of these two causes pain and cystic swelling and can become infected. First, a dormant pilonidal cyst, and then an infected sebaceous cyst. You need to have it looked at! ...Read more

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I have had a cyst between my collar bones for about 2 weekes and I feel no pain or no bad effects, I sometimes forget it's there...it is medium size it has not increased or decreased in size. Is this serious will I need surgery or need for it to be drai

I have had a cyst between my collar bones for about 2 weekes and I feel no pain or no bad effects, I sometimes forget it's there...it is medium size it has not increased or decreased in size. Is this serious will I need surgery or need for it to be drai

If it is a cyst: If it is a cyst (sebaceous cyst) it will need to be removed surgically (usually can be done in office) if it bothers you are becomes troublesome. From time to time these cysts can become infected and need drainage and/or antibiotics. You should have the lesion looked at by a surgeon, dermatologist, or other medical doctor for the correct diagnosis and course of action. Www. Bmednyc. Com ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

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


Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more