Difference between revisions of "Ganglion cyst"

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==Background==
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*Cystic collection of synovial fluid within a joint or tendon sheath
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*~33% resolve spontaneously
  
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==Treatment==
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#NSAIDs
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#Refer to hand surgeon for persistent or recurrent pain or cosmetic deformity
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Revision as of 00:13, 1 May 2012

Background

  • Cystic collection of synovial fluid within a joint or tendon sheath
  • ~33% resolve spontaneously

Treatment

  1. NSAIDs
  2. Refer to hand surgeon for persistent or recurrent pain or cosmetic deformity

See Also

Source

  • Tintinalli
  • Atlas of Emergency Medicine