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Wrist lump or mass

Wrist lump or mass is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of wrist lump or mass are ganglion cyst, bruise, and contact dermatitis. Other possible causes, such as joint effusion, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with wrist lump or mass often receive plain x-ray, complete physical skin exam performed (ml), application of splint, lipid panel, excision, magnetic resonance imaging, decompression peripheral nerve and other non-or therapeutic procedures on musculoskeletal system .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with wrist lump or mass include chlordiazepoxide / clidinium, cholecalciferol, sodium polystyrene sulfonate (kayexalate), doxepin, sucralfate (carafate), hyoscyamine (a-spas), metronidazole topical product, etodolac, colchicine, risedronate (actonel), povidone iodine topical (betadine), erythromycin and chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for wrist lump or mass include age 15-29 years. On the other hand, age 1-4 years and age < 1 years almost never get wrist lump or mass.

Age

< 1 years
0.0x
1-4 years
0.0x
5-14 years
1.3x
15-29 years
1.8x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
1.0x
60-74 years
0.8x
75+ years
0.5x

Sex

Male
0.6x
Female
1.3x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.9x
Hispanic
0.8x
White
1.1x
Other
0.9x
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