What is tendon cyst?

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A tendon cyst is actually called a ganglion cyst (also known as a bible bump). It is a swelling that often appears on or around joints and tendons in the hand or foot. The size of the cyst can vary over time. It is most frequently located around the wrist and on the fingers.

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