Digital ganglion cyst

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Non-traumatic painful nodule at middle finger base - about 1 -2 wk.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

Anechoic lesion is noted abutting palmer aspect of flexure tendon. It overlies mid shaft of proximal phalanx of finger. Adjacent A2 pully is noted in axial view.

Case Discussion

Findings suggest peri A2 pully digital ganglion cyst. 

Discomfort or pain is out of proportion to small size of cyst - Typical finding.

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Case Information

rID: 25910
Case created: 15th Nov 2013
Last edited: 5th Mar 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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