Ganglion Cyst

Ganglion cysts are swellings that most commonly develop along the tendons or joints of wrists or hands. They can be found either at the top of the wrist, palm side of the wrist, end joint of a finger, or at the base of a finger. Ganglion cyst is not cancerous and will not spread to the other parts of the body. It looks like a water balloon on a stalk and contains a clear fluid or jelly material. Ganglion cysts can be found in people of all ages.

Ganglion Cyst


  • Swelling
  • Appearance of a mass
  • Cyst may increase in size gradually
  • May be painful


  • Physical examinations
  • Needle aspiration
  • Ultrasound imaging

Non-surgical Treatments:

  • Dry Needling
  • Steroid and Hyaluronic Acid Image Guided Injections

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