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Ganglion Cysts

"Ganglion Cysts" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Nodular tumor-like lesions or mucoid flesh, arising from tendon sheaths, LIGAMENTS, or JOINT CAPSULE, especially of the hands, wrists, or feet. They are not true cysts as they lack epithelial wall. They are distinguished from SYNOVIAL CYSTS by the lack of communication with a joint cavity or the SYNOVIAL MEMBRANE.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ganglion Cysts" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Ganglion Cysts" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 16 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2012
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