Ganglion cysts are benign lumps growing typically on the top of the wrist, though they may appear on the underside of the wrist or at the tip or base of a finger.
Although the exact cause of ganglion cysts is unknown, they are more common in people applying frequent pressure to the wrist, such as gymnasts. They are more common in men than in women.
According to our doctors, diagnosis usually involves:
There are several treatment options for wrist cysts, and most are quite non-invasive:
If you believe you have wrist cysts and need a consultation with an orthopedic surgeon, request and appointment today.