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Ganglion Cyst Removal

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Hand & Wrist Ganglion Cyst Removal If a ganglion returns after nonsurgical treatment, surgical removal may be needed. The goal of surgery is to remove the ganglion sac and the connecting tissue that allows the fluid to collect. Ganglions return in about 5% to 10% of people...
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Ganglion Cysts of the Hand and Wrist

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Hand & Wrist Ganglion Cysts of the Hand and Wrist Overview Ganglion cysts arise from the capsule of a joint or the sheath of a tendon. They can be found at different places on the wrist. A ganglion cyst that grows on the top of the wrist is called a dorsal ganglion. Others...
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Distal Radius Fracture Repair with Volar Plate

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Hand & Wrist Distal Radius Fracture Repair with Volar Plate This procedure uses a metal implant to stabilize a fracture in the radius near the wrist. The radius is the largest of the two bones of the forearm. More Information Source from AAOS , Viewmedica
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Needle Aponeurotomy for Dupuytren’s Contracture

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Hand & Wrist Needle Aponeurotomy for Dupuytren’s Contracture Overview This minimally invasive non-surgical office procedure is used to help straighten fingers that have been become bent by Dupuytrens’s contracture. A small needle is used to cut the contracted cords that cause...
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Dupuytren’s Disease

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Hand & Wrist Dupuytren’s Disease Overview Dupuytren’s contracture is a thickening of the fibrous tissue layer underneath the skin of the palm and fingers. Although painless, the thickening and tightening (contracture) of this fibrous tissue can cause the fingers...
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