Scapholunate ganglion

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


F / 30 Yrs. Wrist Pain - 6 mths. C/o local swelling - 2 mths.



Case Discussion


Lobulated anchoeic - cystic well-defined lesion is noted on dorsal aspect of wrist.


Neck of the lesion shows extension to scapho-lunate joint. As compared to asymptomatic - right side, left symptomatic scapho-lunate ligament shows truncated appearence.

Lesion abuts ulnar border of externsor carpi radialis longus tendon.

Distal - bulbous part of lesion overlies distal carpal raw.

Dorsal wrist ganglia from Scapho-lunate ligament.


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Case information

rID: 13566
Published: 22nd Apr 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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