Learn About Ganglion Cyst

What is the definition of Ganglion Cyst?
Ganglion cysts are benign (non-cancerous) round or oval lumps filled with a gelatinous fluid that develop in the synovium along the tendons or joints of the wrists and hands. Ganglion cysts can range from the size of a pea to 2.5 centimeters in diameter and can also occur on the ankles, knees, or feet.
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What are the symptoms of Ganglion Cyst?
The symptoms of ganglion cysts depend on their location, shape, and size. The size of a ganglion cyst may fluctuate with joint movement. Ganglion cysts can be painful if they press on a nerve and may also affect joint movement. Additional symptoms may include tingling, numbness, muscle weakness, and an unsatisfactory cosmetic appearance.
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What are the current treatments for Ganglion Cyst?
Ganglion cysts may resolve on their own or require treatment. The treatment for a ganglion cyst depends on its size and whether it is causing pain or affecting joint movement. If there are no symptoms, no treatment may be needed. If the ganglion cyst is causing symptoms, then it may be treated conservatively with immobilization using a brace or splint to shrink the cyst or aspiration using a needed to drain fluid from the cyst. Surgical excision is usually the preferred treatment for symptomatic ganglion cysts because the cysts may otherwise recur.
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What are the latest Ganglion Cyst Clinical Trials?
Ultrasound-guided Stellate Ganglion Block Versus Nimodipine Infusion for Enhancement of Cerebral Blood Flow in Traumatic Brain Injury

Summary: the study is designed to perform an intervention for enhancement of cerebral blood flow in patients with traumatic brain injury showing vasospasm through transcranial doppler

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The Association Between Calretinin and the Function of Ganglion Cells in Long Segment and Total Hirschsprung Disease

Summary: This study aims to compare the outcomes of patients with long segment Hirschsprung disease or total colonic aganglionosis who had negative calretinin staining and positive ganglion cells on the proximal resection margins to those who had both positive findings.

What are the Latest Advances for Ganglion Cyst?
Bilateral Cardiac Sympathetic Denervation for Treatment-Resistant Ventricular Arrhythmias in Heart Failure Patients with a Reduced Ejection Fraction.
Óriás mellkasi paraganglioma diagnosztikai nehézségei és terápiás lehetőségei.
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Erythropoietin in Optic Neuropathies: Current Future Strategies for Optic Nerve Protection and Repair.