Ganglion Cyst

A ganglion cyst is a mass of tissue that is filled with a jelly-like fluid. Ganglion cyst can vary in size. They can get smaller and larger overtime. They may disappear only to possibly return.

Symptoms

  • A noticeable lump
  • Tingling and burning
  • Dull pain or ache, which may indicate the cyst is pressing against a tendon or joint.
  • Difficulty wearing shoes due to irritation between the lump and the shoe.

Causes

Ganglion cyst are usually caused by some type of injury.

Treatment

  • If no pain, just monitoring but no treatment
  • Shoe modification
  • Aspiration and injection-draining the fluid and adding steroid into the mass
  • Surgery

If you are suffering from a Ganglion Cyst, please call us at 704-504-1004 or Click Here to request an appointment.

Get in touch.

InStride - Queen City Foot and Ankle Specialists

11030 South Tryon Street
Suite 308
Charlotte, NC 28273
704-504-1004