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What does it mean if having a swollen sac inside the bones of my left ankle as it was seen in the MRI pictures.Any advices..Could it be bone cancer?

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Dr. Kenneth Murdock
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Inflammation,probabl

Sounds like you are talking about the joint space in the anlle which is covered with a membrane which can swell with inflammation or trauma.
Not likely to be a bone cancer as they are quite rare.

In brief: Inflammation,probabl

Sounds like you are talking about the joint space in the anlle which is covered with a membrane which can swell with inflammation or trauma.
Not likely to be a bone cancer as they are quite rare.
Dr. Kenneth Murdock
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Dr. Ann McKane
Pathology

In brief: Not cancer

Based on your description, a sac known as a "bursa" that cushions the bones of your ankle, may be inflammed, which is a common injury and may be caused by increased exercise, poorly fitting shoes, or basically a type of low grade, longer term irritation.
This bursitis can be treated with a steroid injection directly into the area, or by oral anti-inflammatories. Bone cancer is unusual in your age.

In brief: Not cancer

Based on your description, a sac known as a "bursa" that cushions the bones of your ankle, may be inflammed, which is a common injury and may be caused by increased exercise, poorly fitting shoes, or basically a type of low grade, longer term irritation.
This bursitis can be treated with a steroid injection directly into the area, or by oral anti-inflammatories. Bone cancer is unusual in your age.
Dr. Ann McKane
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