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Synovial cysts are fluid-filled sacs in the cervical or lumbar regions of the spine that develop as a result of degeneration in the spine. This fluid-filled sac creates pressure in the spinal canal, sometimes causing a condition called spinal stenosis if it grows large enough.

Synovial cysts occur most often in patients 65 years and older. Symptoms and pain from synovial cysts may remain stable for many years before worsening.

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Symptoms

If you have a synovial cyst, your symptoms may range widely but will likely involve some form of persistent pain. Other symptoms you may experience include:

  • Lower back pain
  • Sciatica (radiculopathy)
  • Pain when standing or walking, but not when seated
  • Numbness, tingling or weakness in the legs
  • Foot drop
  • Cramping in the legs

Synovial cysts may cause pressure on the spine, which is a serious condition. If you’re experiencing the symptoms of a synovial cyst, it is important to schedule an appointment with a back and neck specialist for an accurate diagnosis and personalized treatment plan.

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The information provided here is not intended for you to self-diagnose. It is our way of letting you know that we understand how to help you. The first step to your relief is to schedule a consultation so we can determine what your underlying condition is and help you to understand your options.

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