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Journal of the Korean Society for Surgery of the Hand 1998;3(2):211-215.
Published online January 1, 1998.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Ganglion
Poong Taek Kim,Yang Soo Lee,Jun Dae Kwun
결절종 Ganglion) 의 진단과 치료
Ganglions represent 50 to 70 percent of all soft tissue tumors of the hand, and in some series, the percentage is even higher. The soft mucin-filled cyst is usually attached to the adjacent underlying joint capsule, tendon, or tendon sheath. Their cosmetic problem, pain, and the complaint of weakness are the usual presenting symptoms. Nerve palsy may occur with ganglion. Radiographs are usually normal. Ultrasonography, CT scans and MRI are useful diagnostic imaging for detection of occult dorsal carpal ganglion. The surgical indications and surgical excision techniques of dorsal wrist ganglion, volar wrist ganglion and volar retinacular ganglion were described. If properly excised, recurrence rate is low, but over 50 percent of the cases will recur if improperly and incompletely excised.

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