Ganglion Cyst Removal

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Ganglion Cyst Removal

This outpatient procedure is used to remove a ganglion cyst, a fluid-filled sac that forms as a herniation from a joint capsule, ligament or tendon sheath. Ganglion cysts commonly develop at the wrist.

What is ganglion cyst removal?

This detailed video explains the entire process of ganglion cyst removal, including preparation, wrist access, cyst removal, and the end of procedure. Afterwards, an injection of local anesthesia is often given for pain relief. The wrist is placed in a splint, and the patient may go home the same day as the procedure.