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Drain or excision: There are three options for a ganglion about the knee. First, it can be left alone. Second it can be drained in the office. This will not completely remove the cyst but it may be gone but may return. Third it can be removed in the OR. This will remove it for good. ...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
No: ganglions are cystic structures secondary to the motion of a tendon in the tendon sheath. With constant irritation that could develop from localized inflammation a gelatinous material develops in the form of a cyst -- the ganglion, which can be handled by needle drainage and steroid injection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a lump on the side of my knee that swells and subsides regularly. It appears to be a form of ganglion. What can be done? No pain.
Cyst: Possible ganglion, although most common in wrist. I would think a synovial cyst more likely. Your best course of action would be to see an orthopedist. ...Read more
What to do if I have ganglion cyst in the knee what type of exercise can I do to lose 10 pounds and not hurt my knee!!?
What do you suggest if I have ganglion cyst in the knee what type of exercise can I do to lose 10 pounds and not hurt my knee!?
I have a large ganglion on the side of my leg just below the knee. Can it be drained without surgery for temporary relief from pressure?
I have a huge ganglion cyst on the top, right side of my right knee. After four or five aspirations. We finally decided on surgery. Well, I have had it aspirated twice since then (surgery was done in april 2012). The last aspiration removed 50cc of fl
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