What is a ganglion cyst?

Also known as: cyst, retinacular cyst, synovial cyst, bible cyst.

A ganglion cyst is a lump that frequently develops near joints or tendons of the wrist or hand. The contents of the cyst resemble joint fluid. The cyst can cause pain or limited mobility.


Reviewed by: Aaron J Berger, MD

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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