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Excision Wrist Ganglion
What post-operative care do you recommend after open excision of dorsal wrist ganglion once 2-week splint is removed?
Commonly associated with trauma or arthritis the joint capsule becomes stretched. As the body produces additional synovial fluid to lubricate the joint the loosened joint capsule stretches and fills with fluid...The gnaglion. As the body produces more or less the size of the ganglion will fluctuate. Best ...Read more
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What can be done for a ganglion? I have had surgery on one on my wrist 4 times and am due surgery again
Surgical resection: Ganglions can fluctuate in size over time, but generally require surgical resection for cure. It is important to resect the entire ganglion down to the base in order to minimize chances of recurrence. Unfortunately, recurrence is always a possibility even when resection is performed properly. If your prior 3 attempts were performed by the same surgeon, you may want to try a new surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have a ganglion cyst on the top of my wrist and it's painful. I went to theelse had had this problem with a cyst?
Dorsal Carpal Gangli: Carpal ganglions are a frequent cause of wrist pain but you should have it evaluated by a Hand Surgeon because extensor tenosynovitis and other issues can mimic it. Do not hit it with a book! I've seen patients who have fractured their wrists trying this home remedy. Aspiration/injection or excision is the way to go if these are painful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi I have what I think is a ganglion cyst on the side of my wrist but it has got bigger in last couple of days and is hurting do I need to worry??
Thought i had a ganglion cyst on the back of left wrist it wasn't it is causing pain & discomfort what could it be?
I've ganglion cyst on my wrist that won't go away since high school and i'm turning 30. Should i be worried?
Ganglion cyst: No worry. This is not serious. There are ways of helping this. You can drain the cyst and inject it with steroids. Or a little known treatment is that you (your doctor) can place a large silk suture into the cyst and leave it in for 2 days and remove. The silk causes a reaction which in turns scars down the cyst. If nothing helps a hand surgeon can remove it. Or. You can leave it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Sometimes they can resolve spontaneously. If symptomatic simple excision is curative. ...Read more
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