compound ganglion

compound ganglion

An obsolete term for cystic swelling of a tendon sheath, constricted by a ligament surrounding the sheath; it is not used in the working medical parlance.
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Compound ganglions are less commonly encountered and can lead to carpal tunnel syndrome.
Patients with recurrent ganglion after a past surgical procedure compound ganglions history of rheumatoid arthritis diabetes mellitus immunosuppression and bleeding diathesis and those with local infection at the site of operation or with a suspicion of another diagnosis were excluded from the study.