Pisotriquetral joint ganglion

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Non-traumatic onset of left wrist pain. On ulnar, volar aspect.

Patient Data

Age: 50 - 55 yrs
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

There is an osteophyte  involving 1st carpo-metacarpal joint.

Modality: Ultrasound

At site of pain pointed by patient, there is a lobulated, anechoic, thin walled struture abutting proximal aspect of pisiform. Its neck appear to be directed to piso-triquetral joint. There is no vascularity in lesion. Lesion does not abutt adjacent ulnar nerve.

Rest of the examination in region of pain was normal.

Case Discussion

Findings of pisotriquetral joint ganglion.

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Case Information

rID: 44403
Case created: 20th Apr 2016
Last edited: 22nd Apr 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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