wrist ganglion


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wrist ganglion

A lump in the wrist produced by a cyst affecting a tendon.
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The natural history of wrist ganglion. IFSSH 1998; Abstract vol.
(1,2) Dorsal wrist ganglion cysts are the most common soft tissue masses in the hand and wrist.
Patients with clinical diagnosis of dorsal wrist ganglion and not treated before for the same were included in the study.
[16] reported using ultrasonographic assistance to approach a wrist ganglion. Although ultrasonographic resolution is limited, recent improvements in both hardware and software have made it an excellent, noninvasive, and dynamic technique for assessing the musculoskeletal system [17, 18] as it can visualize not only the posterior tibial tendon, but also vessels, nerves, and other tissues such as the long flexor muscles of the toes.
Objective: To compare the frequency of recurrence following aspiration and injection of steroid versus surgical excision in the treatment of wrist ganglion.
[Adventitial mucoid cyst of the radial artery associated with volar wrist ganglion. A case report].
Conclusion: Injection of ethanol into the dorsal wrist ganglion was associated with higher success rate compared to aspiration and methyl prednisolone injection.
Radial artery pseudo-aneurysm following excision of a wrist ganglion has also been reported.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: A prospective study was conducted on patients presenting to the orthopedic out-patient department at the institute hospital for wrist ganglions (dorsal and volar) from January 2012 to January 2014.