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Ganglion cyst palm

Patient Positioning

Patient seated in front of the examiner, hand palm up resting on the examination table.

Probe Positioning

Place the transducer on a longitudinal planes over the palm. Do not use any pressure - especially while looking for effusion or using doppler mode. Use dynamic scanning to check the movement of the tendons during flexion / extension or against resistance to check the pulleys.

Note: Patient with a big Ganglion cyst of the palm, symptomatic after cracking nuts with his fingers.