From time to time, we all get various kinds of bumps and lesions on different parts of our hands.

Usually, bumps and lesions found on our fingers, wrists, and palms are caused by some sort of injuries such as those stemming from insect bites, callouses or work-induced blisters.

Unfortunately, there are some circumstances whereby bumps on wrists are caused by a more serious condition. In the medical world, these bumps are referred to as hygroma (and are sometimes known as “ganglion cyst”).

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While similar bumps and lesions are usually caused by insect bites and blisters acquire in the workplace (especially in fields where the work tends to be more physical), a ganglion cyst is not caused by either of these.

Ganglion cysts usually start off fairly benign and they usually form as small capsules or cysts.