Ganglion Cysts


GanglionCysts_Fig1

Ganglion cyst on the back of the wrist. This is called a dorsal carpal gangion cyst. These are very common masses on the back of the wrist


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This is a ganglion cyst on the back of the last joint in the finger. This is typically called a mucous cyst. These cysts can sometimes cause some ridging and deformity of the nail bed.



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This shows a typical dorsal carpal ganglion on the back of the wrist



WristArthroscopy3

One of the treatment options of a dorsal carpal ganglion is excising it arthroscopically.

Santa Rosa Hand 2015