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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
Yes: It depends on the site, but a skilled arthroscopist is typically well-trained in arthroscopic ganglion cyst excision. Complete excision is more important than technique, and obviously a complete open excision would be more ideal than an incomplete arthroscopic excision. A benefit of the arthroscopic approach is that the surgeon can "see" the stalk, which is paramount to minimize recurrence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter diagnosed Complex Ovarian Cyst with septation and debris. 4.3 cyst. Pain and fear. Do these cyst normslly require surgery?
No: Most of the time in young women these cysts are functional/hemorrhagic cysts and resolve by themselves. If they keep enlarging, or become more symptomatic, surgery may be indicated. If there are imaging features suggestive of tumor rather than just hemorrhagic cyst surgery might also be indicated. ...Read more
Had a volar ganglion surgically removed,came back,2 steroid shots, stg1 cmc joint oa, swelling,bruising,pain around area.Will removing cyst again help?
Complex ovarian cyst w/intern.Septations, submuc. Fibroids, nabothian cysts, liver cyst, hernia. All new w/in last 8 weeks. Possible cancer? Type?
Slow down a bit...: Ok, you have a lot of issues just recently identified. I'm doubtful you have any cancer. Your biggest concern appears to be the ovarian cyst, which is probably benign, but you need to be evaluated by your gyn. The hernia is an elective process, and the liver cyst is probably congenital. Fibroids and nabothian cyst can also be evaluated by your gyn. Take a breath and make an appointment. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Physical exam: Typically these cysts are readily diagnosed with a physical exam. Certainly, imaging studies such as ultrasound and MRI can also be helpful but are not usually necessary. Transilluminating the cyst with a "flashlight" is part of the physical exam and can help distinguish between a fluid filled mass and a solid one. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No difference: They are essentially the same with respect to origin and tissue type. ...Read more
Pineal Cyst growth: in 2011 9mm pineal cyst putting pressure on tectal plate. In 2016, MRI says same cyst 20mm flattening tectal plate. Concern?
Here we go again: Presumably you didn't just wander into an MRI facility & made an impulse purchase. Your doctor ordered the MRIs, & for a reason. The MRIs aren't the pt; you are. The doc who ordered the MRIs & knows YOU AS A WHOLE PERSON is ethically obligated to interpret the significance of the MRIs; or if (s)he can't, to find someone who can. You have a right to an explanation in terms you can understand. ...Read more
Hallo, today diagnosed-symptomatic 10 mm. Neurosacral cyst - Tarlov by MRI. Two years ago- hysterectomy ohne adneksi due to epitheloid trophoblast.
Many approaches: The cysts can be drained to temporarily relieve pressure and pain (fluid build-up in the cysts will recur). Corticosteroid injections may also temporarily relieve pain. Other drugs may be prescribed to treat chronic pain and depression. See your neurologist for further evaluation. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/461107_1 ...Read more
One surgeon said lipoma and another said pilonidal cyst? Solid movable lump by tailbone. There's a pit but no drainage. Uninfected pilonidal?
Sounds like a pilo-: -nidal cyst. If there is some swelling there it may B a fatty deposit where the cyst is, or a quiescent area from previous infection. The fact that has a dimple, is the reason it's a pilonidal cyst. If not hot, sore, red, it is best to leave it alone. A surgeon should B who U C 4 this. ...Read more
Wake up w/ horrible rectal pain like melon stuck. Laxative helps pain but not constipated. Only happens asleep. nerve root cyst in sacral spinal cord?
Proctalgia fugax: Your episodes are quite characteristic of proctalgia fugax which is a sudden, severe spasm of the levator muscle in the anorectal area. It is like a charley horse of the rectum and usually occurs during sleep. It lasts minutes and patients often sit on the toilet, without having a bowel movement, for relief. This is a nuisance but not serious. See a proctologist if you have further questions. ...Read more