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Compound palmar ganglion: A case report and literature review



Compound palmar ganglion: A case report and literature review



Annals of Saudi Medicine 6(1): 55-59



A 36-year old laborer presented with bilocular swelling, bulging above and below the floor retinaculum of the right hand with transmitted fluid impulse. A clinical diagnosis of compound palmar ganglion of tuberculous nature was made at the time of surgery, and confirmed later by pathological examination. Complete excision of the ganglion was performed, followed by oral anti-tuberculous drugs for 9 months. The patients was cured. This is a rare condition and the current knowledge about its pathology and management is reviewed.

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