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How do you do a ganglion cyst aspiration?

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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Orthopedic Surgery
6 doctors agree

In brief: Ganglion aspiration

The skin over the cyst is prepped, and a needle is inserted through the skin into the cyst.
This can also be done using ultrasound.

In brief: Ganglion aspiration

The skin over the cyst is prepped, and a needle is inserted through the skin into the cyst.
This can also be done using ultrasound.
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Very simple

Local anesthesia to the skin, get big gage needle and aspirate the ganglion.
It is very thick like and hard to aspirate.

In brief: Very simple

Local anesthesia to the skin, get big gage needle and aspirate the ganglion.
It is very thick like and hard to aspirate.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric

In brief: With needle

The skin is prepped and cleaned in sterile fashion.
Lidocaine can be used to numb skin. The a large gauge needle is placed through skin into cyst to suck out the viscous fluid and deflate the cyst.

In brief: With needle

The skin is prepped and cleaned in sterile fashion.
Lidocaine can be used to numb skin. The a large gauge needle is placed through skin into cyst to suck out the viscous fluid and deflate the cyst.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Dr. Troy Reyna
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