Ganglion (Synovial) and Mucous Cysts

Gangloin Cysts

Ganglion cysts (synovial cysts) are non-cancerous sacs filled with gelatinous or fluid matter commonly found near joints and tendons.

Mucous Cysts

Mucous cysts are a type of Ganglion cyst found around the finger joints and base of the fingernails.


  • Firm bump
  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Pain


  • Braces or Splints to immobile the affected area to reduce inflammation and swelling
  • Aspiration to remove fluid in sac
  • Surgery to remove the cyst (if other treatment options are not effective)

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