Peripully ganglion cyst

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Painful nodule at 3rd metacarpal head region. Referred for ultrasound to rule out / rule in ganglion.

Patient Data

Age: 35 yrs
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

An anechoic lesion ( 4 x 3 mm ) is noted abutting A1 pully. It shows imperceptible wall. A1 pully shows normal thickness. No tendon thickening / tenosynovitis is noted. Palmer plate is intact. No joint effusion or cortical erosion is noted. No flexor tendon tear is seen.

Case Discussion

Findings favour peripully ganglion cyst.

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Case Information

rID: 24340
Case created: 8th Aug 2013
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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