Tag: Ganglion

Upper Limb

Wrist Ganglion Cyst

Brief Outline of Wrist Ganglion Cyst A ganglion (Greek: knot of tissue) cyst is a bump or mass that forms under the skin. They can occur at any joint or tendon sheath, but most often on the back of the wrist or on the fingers. Ganglion cysts are probably the most common lumps that occur […]

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Surgical Removal of Ganglions

Surgical treatment may be needed for a ganglion that has not responded to nonsurgical treatment and: Is painful. Interferes with activity or motion. Causes changes in sensation. Becomes unsightly. Is causing damage to wrist bones, finger bones, or ligaments. The goal of surgery is to remove the ganglion sac and the connecting tissue that allows the fluid […]

Ganglion Cyst In Wrist
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Removal of a Ganglion Cyst

Ganglion cyst is commonly found in the wrist, however, it can grow in the foot as well. Ways of removing a ganglion cyst Aspiration of a ganglion cyst (Non-surgical method). Surgically remove the ganglion cyst. What is an aspiration of a ganglion cyst? Aspiration of a ganglion cyst is a conservative method to remove the […]

Ganglion Cyst In Wrist
Upper Limb

Ganglion Cyst of the Wrist

What is Ganglion of the Wrist? A wrist ganglion is a swelling that generally occurs over the back of the hand or wrist. These are benign, fluid-filled capsules. Ganglions are not cancerous. Although they may grow in size, they will not spread to other parts of the body. Symptoms of Ganglion of the Wrist? The […]