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Ganglion Cysts MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ganglion Cysts
Tree Number(s)
C04.182.347
C17.300.550.274
Unique ID
D045888
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D045888
Annotation
non-neoplastic; SYNOVIAL CYSTS is also available
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Ganglionic Cysts
Ganglions
Myxoid Cyst
Previous Indexing
Synovial Cyst (1969-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004; see SYNOVIAL CYST 1969-2003
History Note
2004; use SYNOVIAL CYST 1969-2003
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Ganglion Cysts Preferred
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