It is generally unknown the cause or triggers in the formation of a ganglion cyst.
Signs & Symptoms
Most ganglion cysts form a visible lump, however some can remain hidden. Some people may experience pain and occasionally neurological symptoms. Ganglion cysts may be generally diagnosed by clinical and ultrasound assessment. However, a MRI may be required also.
Risks & Concerns
Risks of ganglion removal surgery
The associated risks of surgery include;
- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
- Need for further surgery
- Failure to relieve symptoms
- Worsening pain
- Neurovascular deficit or injury
- Risk of anaesthetic
Concerns or Problems
If you experience any problems or have any concerns following your surgical removal of a ganglion, please contact us. We will ensure that Mr. Lawson-Smith is kept informed of what is occurring and will advise you the best course of action.
If you are unable to reach our office, please contact your GP or if it is an emergency, please present to your nearest Emergency Department.