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Synovial Cyst MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Synovial Cyst
Tree Number(s)
C04.182.867
Unique ID
D013581
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013581
Annotation
non-neoplastic; also available GANGLION CYSTS
Scope Note
Non-neoplastic tumor-like lesions at joints, developed from the SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE of a joint through the JOINT CAPSULE into the periarticular tissues. They are filled with SYNOVIAL FLUID with a smooth and translucent appearance. A synovial cyst can develop from any joint, but most commonly at the back of the knee, where it is known as POPLITEAL CYST.
Entry Term(s)
Synovial Cysts
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Synovial Cyst Preferred
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