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Is it possible for a "fibroma of the tendon sheath" (tumor) on my pinky finger to not grow at all for my whole life?

Is it possible for a "fibroma of the tendon sheath" (tumor) on my pinky finger to not grow at all for my whole life?

Yes: Definitely possible for it not to grow for the rest of your life. But not to lose too much sleep over that annoying fibroma because if it did grow more than to your liking or somehow interfered with your function a good hand surgeon will come to your rescue. Just remember, that little fibroma has feelings too! lol. All the best. ...Read more

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Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


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Is it possible for a "fibroma of the tendon sheath"( tumor) on my pinky finger to not grow at all? . It has not grown in 3 years?

Yes: Could be more of a scar from a prior injury than an independent growth in that particular spot. A hand surgeon could advise best. ...Read more

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14 days ago had cortisone into a diffuse thickening of flexor tendon sheath of left ring finger with triggering evident. Still have severe pain ?

14 days ago had cortisone into a diffuse thickening of flexor tendon sheath of left ring finger with triggering evident. Still have severe pain ?

May need repeat: steroid injection. Hopefully the injection can be done under ultrasound guidance to make sure the steroid goes into the tendon sheath and not elsewhere. Failure of a second injection may indicate need for surgery to fix the trigger finger (usually a problem with the A1 pulley). ...Read more

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What do you think I should do about finger tendon injury?

What do you think I should do about finger tendon injury?

Hand specialist.: You should see an orthopedic hand specialist. finger tendon injuries can be very serious, and can require surgery. ...Read more

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How can I help finger tendon laceration?

How can I help finger tendon laceration?

Hand specialist: A laceration that extends through to the tendon of a finger is best managed by an orthopedic hand specialist. All the best! ...Read more

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My dad has a hard knot in the center of his right hand on top of his ring finger tendon. Pain comes and goes. Could this be dupuytren contracture or ?

My dad has a hard knot in the center of his right hand on top of his ring finger tendon. Pain comes and goes. Could this be dupuytren contracture or ?

Lump palm: A common condition is dupuytrens which is not related to typical blunt trauma. Other common problems include scar reaction adjacent to a small cut or blister, an inclusion cyst or foreign body and a ganglion of the tendon sheath where the finger and palm meet. Trigger finger can also give thickened tissue below the skin and subcutaneous tissue while dup is in the subcutaneous tissue. ...Read more

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