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Meniscal Cyst M23.009 727.41

ICD-9 Classification / Treatment
Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis
Anatomy Complications
Clinical Evaluation Follow-up Care
Xray / Diagnositc Tests Review References


Meniscal Cyst ICD-10

Meniscal Cyst ICD-9

  • 727.41 Ganglion of joint
  • ICD-9 = 717.5 (derangement of meniscus, not elsewhere classified)

Meniscal Cyst Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History

Meniscal Cyst Anatomy

  • Generally associated with horizontal cleavage tears of the lateral meniscus.

Meniscal Cyst Clinical Evaluation

Meniscal Cyst Xray / Diagnositc Tests

Meniscal Cyst Classification / Treatment

  • Medial:
  • Lateral:
  • Treatment = Partial mensicectomy with decompression of the cyst throught the tear.  Consider open meniscal cyst excision (27347). 

Meniscal Cyst Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis

Meniscal Cyst Complications

Meniscal Cyst Follow-up Care

Meniscal Cyst Review References

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