Dorsal wrist ganglion cyst excision

Jimmy H. Chim, Emily Ann Borsting, Harvey Chim

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This chapter describes in detail the surgical steps for performing a dorsal wrist ganglion cyst excision. The approach allows for an operative alternative to unsuccessful conservative management for dorsal wrist ganglion cysts or cysts unamenable to simple aspiration. Indications, surgical steps, postoperative care, an operative dictation template, and suggested readings/references are included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationOperative Dictations in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9783319406312
ISBN (Print)9783319406299
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016


  • Bursa
  • Dorsal
  • Ganglion cyst
  • Hand
  • Synovium
  • Wrist

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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