ganglionic cyst


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ganglionic cyst

a swollen area of the synovial sheath of a tendon that is common at the back of the wrist.

ganglion

; ganglionic cyst soft, fluctuant, loculated swelling formed by herniation of a joint capsule, or from a tendon sheath where it emerges from the overlying retinaculum, e.g. at dorsal tarsal area
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