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Ganglions - Location

Written by Dr. Vivekanand, MBBS | Medically Reviewed by Dr. Sunil Shroff, MBBS, MS, FRCS (UK), D. Urol (Lond) on Jul 28, 2021
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Ganglions - Location

Common sites for ganglions are Wrist ganglions-

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  • On the back called, as "dorsal wrist ganglion" is the most common types.
  • On the front called, as "volar wrist ganglion" (on the palm side just below the thumb), is the second most common type.
  • These come from one of the wrist joints, sometimes aggravated by a wrist sprain.

References:

  1. Bailey & Love's Short Practise Of Surgery- 21st ELBS Edition Revised By Charles V. Mann & R.C.G.Russe
  2. Manipal Manual Of Surgery-Millennium, CBS, Edition K.Rajgopal Shenoy

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meenakshi-agrawal

i have ganglion? what should i do?

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