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Synovial Cyst Removal

My wife had a Synovial Cyst near S1-L5 (I think) removed by an Orthopedic Surgeon in January 2012.  The symptoms never really subsided and 11 months later MRI shows a return of the cyst.  The same surgeon wants to remove the cyst AGAIN.  Fusion is not a preferred option at this time.  Is this type of surgery generally performed by a Neuro Surgeon or Orthopedic?

Thanks
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Hi there!

The surgery can be performed both by a neurosurgeon or an orthopedician who has expertise in spinal surgeries.
Hope this information is helpful.

Take care!
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