Intra-articular ganglion cyst

Intra-articular ganglion cysts are referred to as ganglion cysts within the joints. They typically show an intracapsular, extra-synovial location. They can occur within all the joints and can present with pain, swelling and sometimes even locking symptoms.

The following ganglion cysts are examples :

History and etymology

Intra-articular ganglion cysts within the knee joint have been first described for the anterior cruciate ligament by Caan in 1924 .

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