What are the different types of a ganglion cyst and how common are they?
Hello, Ganglion cysts are lumps and are noncancerous lumps that most commonly develop along with the tendons or joints of your wrists or hands. They also may occur in the ankles and feet. A ganglion cyst starts when the fluid leaks out of a joint or tendon tunnel and forms a swelling beneath the skin. The cause of the leak is generally unknown but may be due to trauma. Please tell us what are the different types of ganglion cysts and how can common are they?
@marie-1 Hello, a ganglion cyst is of 4 types and can be formed at the-
- At the front of the wrist
- At the base of the finger
- On the finger
- At the back of the wrist
Ganglion cysts are common in women between the ages of 20 and 40 and People who have wear-and-tear arthritis are more likely to develop ganglion cysts.