Peri A1 pulley ganglion

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Painful nodule at palmar aspect of right 2nd and 3rd metacarpo-phalangeal joints for a few days. No trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 32 yrs
Gender: Female

There are anechoic cysts abutting A1 pulleys of 2nd and 3rd metacarpo-phalangeal joints; measuring about 4 x 3 x 2 mm. There is no thickening of A1 pulleys at 2nd or 3rd metacarpo-phalangeal joint.

There is no tendon thickening / tenosynovitis / flexor tendon tear . Palmar plate is intact. There is no joint effusion .

Case Discussion

Ultrasound findings of peri A1 pulley ganglia involving 2nd and 3rd metacarpo-phalangeal joints.

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Case information

rID: 50579
Case created: 12th Jan 2017
Last edited: 3rd Jul 2017
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