Conditions We Treat

What is a Ganglion Cyst?

A ganglion cyst is a mass of tissue that is filled with a jelly-like fluid.

Signs and Symptoms

A ganglion cyst is associated with one or more of the following signs and symptoms:
• A noticeable lump
• Tingling or burning
• Dull pain or ache
• Difficulty wearing shoes


Ganglion cysts are usually caused by some type of injury.


To diagnose a ganglion cyst, the foot and ankle surgeon will perform a thorough examination of the foot.


There are various options for treating a ganglion cyst on the foot:
• Monitoring, but no treatment
• Shoe modifications
• Aspiration and injection
• Surgery

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