Ankle ganglion cyst

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti

Presentation

Arthralgia and functional limitation.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female
MRI

MRI right ankle

Large subtalar ganglion with a small intraosseous component in the calcaneus and a larger one that occupies the sinus tarsi and extends laterally where it is contained by the extensor retinaculum.

There are also signs of anterior tibial tenosynovitis at its distal portion.

Case Discussion

Ganglion cysts are common mucin-containing tumors that affect a wide variety of joints of the body, including those of the foot and ankle.


Case courtesy: Prof. Fabio Denicolò

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Case information

rID: 62809
Published: 30th Aug 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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