• Ganglion cysts are very common lumps within the hand and wrist that occur adjacent to joints or tendons. (assh.org)
  • Ganglion cysts are usually oval or round and may be soft or firm. (assh.org)
  • In the case of wrist ganglion cysts, both traditional open and arthroscopic techniques usually yield good results. (assh.org)
  • Ganglion cysts are among the most common benign soft-tissue masses. (foothealthfacts.org)
  • Ganglion cysts vary in size, may get smaller and larger and may even disappear completely, only to return later. (foothealthfacts.org)
  • Although the exact cause of ganglion cysts is unknown, they may arise from trauma-whether a single event or repetitive microtrauma. (foothealthfacts.org)
  • Ganglion cysts look and feel like a smooth lump under the skin. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Most clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) do not fund treatment for ganglion cysts unless they cause significant pain or disrupt daily activities. (www.nhs.uk)
  • It's often the first treatment option offered for ganglion cysts as it's less invasive than surgery. (www.nhs.uk)
  • However, around half of all ganglion cysts treated using aspiration return at some point. (www.nhs.uk)
  • Although most commonly found in the wrist, ganglion cysts also may occur in the foot. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ganglion cysts are "commonly observed in association with the joints and tendons of the appendicular skeleton, with 88% 'in communication with the multiple small joints of the hand and wrist' and 11% with those of the foot and ankle. (wikipedia.org)
  • In a 2007 study of patients in Glasgow whose foot lumps were being removed surgically, 39 of 101 cases were ganglion cysts. (wikipedia.org)
  • The researchers also noted a marked preponderance of occurrence among females (85%) and that 11 of the other cases had been misdiagnosed as ganglion cysts before surgery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ganglion cysts are not limited to the hands and feet. (wikipedia.org)
  • From their common origin at a joint or tendon, ganglion cysts may form in a wide range of locations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Very rare cases of intramuscular ganglion cysts in the gastrocnemius muscle of the calf have been reported. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Basal ganglia is a nuclei in the brain of the central nervous system which coordinates motor control and is involved in learning. (conservapedia.com)
  • Basal ganglia disease is a group of physical dysfunctions that occur when the group of nuclei in the brain known as the basal ganglia fail to properly suppress unwanted movements or to properly prime upper motor neuron circuits to initiate motor function. (wikipedia.org)
  • A ganglion is any structure containing a collection of nerve cell bodies in the central nervous system (CNS) or peripheral nervous system (PNS) and often also numbers of synapses . (daviddarling.info)
  • The upper nerve supply arrives from cell bodies at the levels of T5-T9, leaves the sympathetic chain by the greater splanchnic nerve, and synapses in the celiac ganglion before proceeding onto the foregut. (wikipedia.org)
  • At each node in the tree, a Ganglia Meta Daemon (gmetad) periodically polls a collection of child data sources, parses the collected XML, saves all numeric, volatile metrics to round-robin databases and exports the aggregated XML over a TCP socket to clients. (wikipedia.org)
  • The web front-end shows similar graphs for memory usage, disk usage, network statistics, number of running processes, and all other Ganglia metrics. (wikipedia.org)
  • The external globus pallidus (GPe) is principally an intrinsic structure that receives most of its afferents from, and provides efferent connections to other basal ganglia nuclei. (scholarpedia.org)
  • Ganglia house the cell bodies of afferent nerves and efferent nerves. (wikipedia.org)
  • The stomatogastric nervous system of decapod crustaceans and particularly the networks of the stomatogastric ganglion (STG), which control feeding functions, have significantly contributed to our present understanding of general principles underlying rhythmic motor circuit operation at the cellular level, and has shed light on the mechanisms of network homeostasis and plasticity. (mbl.edu)
  • Retrieves system information (OS version, available memory, etc.) from a listening Ganglia Monitoring Daemon or Ganglia Meta Daemon. (nmap.org)
  • The main parts of the basal ganglia are the caudate nucleus , the putamen , and the globus pallidus. (everything2.com)
  • The basal ganglia represent the largest component, and include the caudate, putamen and globus pallidus. (dartmouth.edu)
  • Basal Ganglia refer to four masses of gray matter located deep in the cerebral hemispheres including caudate, lentiform, and amygdaloid nuclei and the claustrum. (ebscohost.com)
  • Like the others, it is a bilaterally distributed structure, with each side of the face having a geniculate ganglion. (wikipedia.org)
  • The basal ganglia (or basal nuclei) is a group of subcortical nuclei, of varied origin, in the brains of vertebrates including humans, which are situated at the base of the forebrain. (wikipedia.org)