Ganglionectomy

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...

doctor1 MD

Hello.
Thanks for writing to us.
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...

doctor1 MD

Hello,

Thanks for the question.

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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My son had a ganglion cyst surgical excision in his wrist about three months ago and now has what his doctor referred to as complex regional pain...

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A couple of months ago I had surgery on my wrist to remove a ganglion cyst. I just had a strong pull on my wrist from someone and now where I had...

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Hello, I had a dorsal ganglion cyst removal done on Dec 20, one week post-op I began running a fever and having severe pain,Dr put me on...

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I had a ganglion cyst on my dominant right hand . Family dr removed it....but not really. Hand speckslist had to correct the first surgery, and...

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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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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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