Hand ganglion (synovial hernia)

Fingers and hands – are extremely important in our lives. Without them we could not do anything. It is for a cause, that they say that a man who can’t do anything right “has his hands coming out of the wrong place”.
Timely untreated hands and fingers diseases progress and may even become a cause of disability.

There are dozens of hand diseases, some of them are congenital, and others come out with age, the thirds one are caused by trauma. Our GK Clinic specialists will help you not only to determine the cause of deformation, or pains in your hands or fingers, but will also find a suitable treatment whether it is an operational or a non invasive method.

What are the most common hand diseases?

Frequently patients report such ones:

  • Snapping “trigger” finger syndrome (stenosing tenosynovitis);
  • Hand ganglion, (synovial hernia)
  • fingers attracted to the palm (Dupuytren contracture);
  • numb fingers and so on.

What is a Hand ganglion (synovial hernia)?

Hand ganglion (synovial hernia) is a number of soft, oval, sometimes painful, lumps, which arise from the joint or tendon channels of wrists or fingers. Usually they appear without any reason. They often change their size, some may even disappear completely by themselves.

When should I treat Hand ganglion (synovial hernia)?

We typically recommend treatment when:

  • the lumps are painful;
  • they limit the movements of the wrist or fingers;
  • are highly unaesthetic.

In each individual case, GK Clinic specialists will help you to choose a suitable method of treatment.

If you have any questions, please contact our GK Clinic by phone at (5) 255 33 53 and arrange a private consultation.

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