Tarsal tunnel syndrome caused by synovial sheath ganglion cysts

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Burning sensation at the medial ankle, pain and numbness at the sole of the foot, radiating to the big toe.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Female

Ganglion cysts in the tarsal tunnel, apparently arising from the deep flexor tendon sheaths and displacing the medial plantar nerve.

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Case Information

rID: 16382
Case created: 14th Jan 2012
Last edited: 24th Oct 2015
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