a cystic swelling due to inflammatory effusion into one or several adjacent tendon sheaths.
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diffuse ganglionAn obsolete term for a swelling of the dorsum of the wrist or hand, which is histologically composed of tendon sheath and synovial fluid; e.g., ganglion cyst.
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