Synovial cyst

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What is synovial cyst?

Synovial cysts are typically benign fluid filled sacs that develop in the joints of the spine, hip, knee or wrist. The pressure from the cyst can cause dull aching pain in the lower back or legs. The cysts can also be present with no additional symptoms.

Common symptoms reported by people with synovial cyst

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What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for synovial cyst

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Who has synovial cyst on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 10 say synovial cyst is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 3
40s 7
50s 6
60s 2
70+ 5
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 1
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 22

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 8
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from synovial cyst patients who have completed their condition history
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