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¿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.

Visoth Chan, DPM Dr. Visoth Chan is the owner and medical director of Aloha Foot and Ankle Associates. She graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience. Following this, she received her Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree at the California School of Podiatric Medicine in Oakland. She subsequently completed her podiatric surgical residency at White Memorial in Los Angeles. She takes great pride in her role at Aloha Foot and Ankle Associates and strives to make sure her patients have the best care possible. When not treating patients, she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her friends and family, especially her daughter, Emmylou.

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