TITLE

ganglion:

AUTHOR(S)
Huber, Jeffrey T.; Gillaspy, Mary L.
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Encyclopedic Dictionary of AIDS-Related Terminology;2000, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
The article presents an encyclopedia entry for ganglion. It refers to a collection of nerve cells found outside of the central nervous system. The term can also be referred to as benign cystic tumor that developed on a tendon. Another location of the tumor is in the back portion of the wrist or dorsal part of the foot.
ACCESSION #
23075755

 

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