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Research Paper | Medicine Science | Nigeria | Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014

Silk Suture Technique: A Simple, Easy, Effective Treatment of Wrist Ganglion and Review of Literature

Dr U.D Babayo, Dr U.S Bello, Dr B S Mohammed, Dr S Aliyu

A simple and easy technique for treating wrist ganglion is described. A silk suture on a cutting needle is used and pierced through the ganglion in both transverse as well as perpendicular direction. The content is expressed via the needle pricks. The procedure is simple, easy, and cheap. It can be done in the clinic, or theater using minimal items and instrument; and having an acceptable result. The technique was employed on 8 patients, 1 of whom is among the authors. Various methods for treating wrist ganglion have their merits and demerits.

Keywords: : Ganglion, Silk, Treatment, Technique

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014

Pages: 538 - 540


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Dr U.D Babayo, Dr U.S Bello, Dr B S Mohammed, Dr S Aliyu, "Silk Suture Technique: A Simple, Easy, Effective Treatment of Wrist Ganglion and Review of Literature", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=215228, Volume 3 Issue 9, September 2014, 538 - 540

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