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Can a synovial cyst be caused from a car accident?
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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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In brief: Yes.
A synovial cyst is a sac of fluid, which lines all tendons, muscles, ligaments, joints.
Any type of trauma or inflammation to part of the musculoskeletal system can cause such a sac to form; very commonly, no known cause. May resolve on own, or be injected w cortisone after aspiration, may recur. May be true that in days of yore, they were smashed with a bible, but don't recommend this approach-).

In brief: Yes.
A synovial cyst is a sac of fluid, which lines all tendons, muscles, ligaments, joints.
Any type of trauma or inflammation to part of the musculoskeletal system can cause such a sac to form; very commonly, no known cause. May resolve on own, or be injected w cortisone after aspiration, may recur. May be true that in days of yore, they were smashed with a bible, but don't recommend this approach-).
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