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Orthopaedic Surgery/Compound Palmar Ganglion

Compound palmer ganglion is an uncommon condition characterized by a swelling in the distal part of volar aspect of wrist and communicating with another swelling over palm across the flexor retinaculum. It commonly results from tuberculous tenosynovitis. It may lead to carpal tunnel syndrome and need surgical excision with division of flexor retinaculum