¿Qué es un quiste de ganglio en los pies o tobillos?

El quiste ganglionar puede variar desde el tamaño de un grano de frijol hasta el tamaño de un limón grande. Puede que no causen dolor, pero pueden volverse dolorosos si presionan un nervio cercano. Dependiendo de la ubicación del quiste, puede causar irritación al usar calzados.

Si su quiste de ganglio le esta causando dolor o molestias, debe comunicarse con su doctor especialista de pie y tobillo para que vacíe el quiste con una aguja o suprima el quiste quirúrgicamente. El doctor especialista de los pies y tobillos puede hacer un diagnóstico y determinar si necesita tratamiento.

Factores de riesgo

Los factores que pueden aumentar su riesgo de quistes ganglionares incluyen:

Si usted tiene problemas de un quiste de ganglio, o cualquier otro problema en los pies o tobillos no dude en llamarnos y consultar con nuestros médicos antes de que el problema escale a una situación muy dolorosa.

Author
Han N. Nguyen, DPM Dr. Han Nguyen specializes in both the surgical and conservative treatment of the foot and ankle. She graduated from Florida Southern College, Lakeland, Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology. She then proceeded to obtain her doctorate degree from Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in North Chicago, Illinois. She was in the top 10 percent of her graduating class. Dr. Nguyen went on to complete a 3-year integrated Podiatric Medicine and Surgery residency with added credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle surgery at White Memorial Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. During residency she rescued her beloved dog name, Meepo. They have been inseparable ever since. In her free time she enjoys cooking and baking for her friends and family. She loves outdoor recreational activities such as road biking, hiking, and running. She took part in the OC half marathon. Han Nguyen DPM, AACFAS Board Qualified Foot & Ankle Surgeon Aloha Foot and Ankle Associates, Inc. Phone (949) 364-2525

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