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Ganglion Cyst

Ganglion Cyst Treatment in St. Louis and Chesterfield

Ganglion Cyst Treatment

in St. Louis and Chesterfield, MO

Although more common in the hand and wrist, ganglion cysts can also occur in the foot and ankle. A ganglion cyst is soft tissue lump that occurs around a joint or tendon. The condition is caused by leakage of fluid from the joint into the surrounding tissue. Please call us 314-207-7280 to request a consultation about this treatable condition.

Must Know About This

  • Minor surgery is the most common and effective treatment.
  • An alternative treatment is to use a hypodermic needle to drain fluid (“aspirate”) from the cyst.
  • The recurrence rate is higher in aspirated cysts than in excised ones.

Good to Know About This

  • Although more common in the hand and wrist, ganglion cysts can also occur in the foot and ankle.
  • A ganglion cyst is soft tissue lump that occurs around a joint or tendon.
  • The condition is caused by leakage of fluid from the joint into the surrounding tissue.

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Feet for Life Podiatry Centers are one of the top-ranked foot and ankle practices in the Midwest, specializing in both surgical and nonsurgical procedures to relieve your pain and give you beautiful, functional feet with minimal downtime or discomfort.

8637 Delmar Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63124

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