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Aspiration meniscal ganglion cyst

Patient Positioning

Patient lies prone, leg in extended position. You may put a small pillow under the ankle.

Probe Positioning

Place the transducer on longitudinal plane over the medial aspect of the dorsal joint on the long axis of the semimembranosus tendon and medial head of gastrocnemius to visualize the cyst. The puncture and aspiration is performed in plane. 

Patient with meniscal root repair und persistant pain in the popliteal reagion - ultrasound guided aspiration of the ganglion cyst.