Ganglion cysts (synovial cysts) are non-cancerous sacs filled with gelatinous or fluid matter commonly found near joints and tendons.

Mucous cysts are a type of Ganglion cyst found around the finger joints and base of the fingernails.


  • Firm bump
  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Pain

Treatment Options

  • Braces or Splints to immobile the affected area to reduce inflammation and swelling
  • Aspiration to remove fluid in sac
  • Surgery to remove the cyst (if other treatment options are not effective)