• Ganglion Cyst Causes


Exact cause of Ganglion is not known. But following causes of ganglion are found in most of the cases.

  • Trauma: Sudden traumatic injury to the joint may cause Ganglion
  • Wear & tear: Ganglion may be due to mechanical or physical overuse or stress.
  • Irritation of joints: Ganglion may be due to irritation at joint surfaces. Leaking of fluid from the joint may cause Ganglion.
  • Joint dysfunction: Ganglion if very large and long standing may cause joint dysfunction.