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Lump on top of wrist, what is this?

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Dr. Andrew Lipton answered

Specializes in Holistic Medicine

Wrist lump: Ganglionic cysts are common in the wrist and are benign. Orthopedic evaluation should be considered if wrist motion is affected.

Answered 3/16/2014

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Dr. Dean Basulto answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Wrist lump: Probably a ganglionic cysts. They are benign but may cause transient pain when tapped. If it is large and causes significant pain or limits range of motion, you should see a hand specialist/orthopedist.

Answered 6/26/2014

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