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Cyst On Toe Bone
Should my dislocated big toe and 2 large bone cysts be treated soon? Went undiagnosed until recently. Made worse by accident april 2013
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 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?
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have a small ganglion cyst on back of big toe at the base. If surgically removed what is recovery like & will cyst come back?
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
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