What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Cysts

Cysts are layers of connec-

Palpable cysts are generally small,

Massage is locally contraindi-

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tive tissue surrounding and

painless, distinct masses that

cated for cysts.

 

isolating something that

move slightly under the skin,

 

 

shouldn't be in the body,

 

 

 

e.g., a piece of shrapnel or

 

 

 

a localized infection.

 

 

 

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