What Treatments Are Available for a Degenerative Subchondral Cyst?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 13, 2020 3:16:33 AM ET

Although there is no known aggressive treatment for subchondral degenerative cysts as of 2015, two rarely used methods include surgery or a prescription of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicines, states Health Articles 101. Most doctors recommend leaving the cyst alone, according to About.com.

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