What is Ganglionectomy?

It is the procedure consisting of removal of a ganglion cyst, which are cysts growing along the tendon sheath or joints of wrists, hands, ankles, or feet. This is generally done under the influence of an anesthetic, either general or regional.

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Noticed a tiny roundish, smooth, not hard and somewhat squishy lump about 3 mm in size that is freely movable just underneath the skin on the top...

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From the description that you have given it seems to be a ganglion cyst.
A ganglion cyst is a tumor or swelling...

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I have a hard lump on pinky side of right wrist - just below where hand/wrist XXXXXXX I also have persistent tendinitis in the right elbow. I first...

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In view of symptoms it's quiet likely that you have a ganglion cyst.

Ganglion cysts are among the most common...

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I have a kind of growth on my wrsit. I showed to to doctor and he said that it is Ganglion cyst and needs to be operated. But I had not undergone...

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ganglion over wrist are collection of vicid material secreted by a layer over the tendons of wrist. you get them if you are suffering from...

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