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Ganglion Cyst On Collar Bone
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
Yes: Similar to a water balloon, a ganglion cyst has an outer wall and filled with a fluid (typically from joint or tendon). Like the balloon analogy, if it is filled to the limit of the outer wall's volume, then the cyst will feel "as firm as a bone." often the doctor, depending on location, can prove that it is fluid filled by transillumination or aspiration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Intraosseous ganglion cyst of the intermediate cuneiform bone. Causes? I speed walk 8-10miles on concrete floor 5 days a week.
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Ganglion cyst size 1.3mm by 6mm on ankle very painful MRI also shows bone marrow edema around superior calcaneous
is surgery my best course of action?
Not yet: Aspiration (using a needle to drain it) would be helpful, but most likely will return, however it's still an option before surgery. Injection steriod into the area is not recommended as it can commonly lead to achilles tendon rupture. If pain continues even after aspiration, then surgery is a viable and safe option as well. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small round hard like bone lump at base of wrist (palm side) thumb side. Doesnt hurt, could it be ganglion cyst? It is hard like a bone though
Lateral side of my foot near cuboid bone. 2 little bony bumps-never hurt but now severe pain and a little itch. Ganglion cyst? or bone spur?
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Hi! I was born with a lot of cysts clustered on neck right above my collar bone (right side) I wanted to know if there's something wrong with my body?
Cystic Hygroma?: Cystic Hygromas are congenital malformations of the lymphatic tissue. They typically occur in the neck and surrounding areas, including intrathoracic structures. If they cause obstruction to the airway or the blood vessels, they need immediate treatment. Treatment options are surgery, sclerosing agents, chemotherapy (although not malignant) or Radiation. You need to see a doctor. ...Read more
Commonly associated with trauma or arthritis the joint capsule becomes stretched. As the body produces additional synovial fluid to lubricate the joint the loosened joint capsule stretches and fills with fluid...The gnaglion. As the body produces more or less the size of the ganglion will fluctuate. Best ...Read more
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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