Case Report

Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery

, Volume 126, Issue 9, pp 637-640

First online:

Ganglion cysts of the proximal tibiofibular joint review of literature with three case reports

  • A. VatanseverAffiliated withHand and Microsurgery Hospital Email author 
  • , E. BalAffiliated withHand and Microsurgery Hospital
  • , G. OkcuAffiliated withCelal Bayar University Medical Faculty

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Proximal tibiofibular ganglion is a rare disorder. It may settle down in the subcutaneous tissue or may develop along the peroneal muscles and nerve. Common clinical findings are various sizes of mass, pain and hypoesthesis due to compression neuropathy. We report three cases of proximal tibiofibular ganglion and review the literature about the diagnostic tools, recurrence rates and treatment modalities.


Ganglion cysts Proximal tibiofibular joint Cyst excision Recurrence