Helped Over 500,000 patients with 98%+ satisfaction.

Connect & Get Personalized 1-to-1 Answers from Expert Doctors

DoctorSpring > Question Home

Cyst like lump between fingers and lesion in pituitary

Resolved Question:

What is this?

and can it be related to the lesion found in the pituitary which has been misdiagnosed as rathkes cleft, then "arachnoid wall weakening," "benign and not worry about..

I've had this cyst like lump in between my fingers for around years, it seems to fill up and cause pain cyclicly. Usually directly after i've had a bout of illness it will be full and hurt, but I will generally feel more well besides this, then it will subside again.

I've had all kinds of problems over the past 2 years, from severe fatigure, to elevated liver transamines, to heart arythmia problems but most concerning to me is the confusion and problems with balance it causes.

I'm wondering if this cyst could be related, some disease, is it possible to have these elsewhere in the body? could systemic inflammation be causing the swelling

Category: Family Physician-GP

Ask Your Own Question

Category: HIV- AIDS Specialist
 19 Doctors Online

With input from Dr.Mukesh Tiwari (Orthopaedic Surgeon)

Hello,

Thank you for asking your query at DoctorSpring.

The swelling looks like a Ganglion cyst. This arise near joints and ligaments due to accumulation of fluid. This most likely has no relationship to the pituitary lesion or the other systemic symptoms you are having. The pain during the bout of illness is due to the inflammation of the cyst (as like any other part of the body).

If the cyst is troublesome it can be removed safely by a simple surgical procedure.

Hope this helps
Please feel free to ask followup questions.
Thank you


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy
Category: HIV- AIDS Specialist
Experience: 
MBBS from Sri Ramachandra University in December 2011
M.Med (Family Medicine) - TNMGR University, Chennai
MBA-MPH in Public Health in March 2016, SRM University
Finished AFIH in March 2016, SRM University
MRCP ( UK ), Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, June 2016
Fellowship in Diabetology from Martin Luther University in January 2017

Currently Resident Physician, in MD Radiodiagnosis - Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Chennai
Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy and 4 other Medical Specialists are ready to help you

Users who read this, also read:

Make informed and better medical decisions.

Join the 500,000 people who found a smarter, quicker way to get Answers, Recommendations & Expert Opinions.

Expert Doctors at fingertips

Recommendation on next step. Second-opinion.Multi-specialty.

Save Time

Average time for answers: 6 hours.

Save Money

$35 for typical specialist consult vs. $120 for a local appointment.

Free Follow-ups

Clarify, ask further questions for free in private conversation.

100% Satisfaction

Money back guarantee for the 1st reply. MEDNET Quality Board.

Start My Consultation

CHAT NOW

About DoctorSpring.com

Doctor Spring is a novel online Doctor consultation platform where you can get your medical questions answered by leading Doctors. Just Submit your question and rest assured that you will consult a Doctor easily. Once you submit the question, the Doctor from the concerned specialty will reply within hours. You can always ask more questions or add details with follow-up question options and make it an online doctor chat. You may use this service to consult a specialty or for getting medical second opinion. All paid services come with a MEDNET quality assurance and 100% money back guarantee.

DoctorSpring in news