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I think I have a cyst on the back of my wrist, do I need surgery?
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Dr. G Jason Hunt
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe
Cyst on the back of the wrist are not uncommon.
Most are ganglion cysts. Operative treatment is usually reserved for painful cysts.

In brief: Maybe
Cyst on the back of the wrist are not uncommon.
Most are ganglion cysts. Operative treatment is usually reserved for painful cysts.
Dr. G Jason Hunt
Dr. G Jason Hunt
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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Not necessarily
Typically ganglion cysts are able to be aspirated in the office.
Surgery for this has a moderate recurrence rate. Try conservative treatment first.

In brief: Not necessarily
Typically ganglion cysts are able to be aspirated in the office.
Surgery for this has a moderate recurrence rate. Try conservative treatment first.
Dr. Mark Galland
Dr. Mark Galland
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