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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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Can i play soccer with fluid around the tendon sheath anle injurie?

Rest: Fluid around a tendon sheath that is visible or you can feel indicates that the tendon is inflamed esp. If it hurts. Fluid often is seen on MRI of ankle and may not be clinically significant. If there are symptoms (pain, weakness, loss of function) do not play soccer till under care of doc and better.Rest is first line of treatment. ...Read more

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Whats' the difference between a tendon sheath tumor and soft tissue sarcoma?

Whats' the difference between a tendon sheath tumor and soft tissue sarcoma?

Benign vs malignant: A tendon sheath tumor could be a malignant sarcoma or a benign tumor (by definition not a sarcoma). ...Read more

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I have fluid around the tendon sheath and somtimes i feel heat in ankle what to do? How will it gone?Any tips?

I have fluid around the tendon sheath and somtimes i feel heat in ankle what to do? How will it gone?Any tips?

Tendinitis/osis: Fluid and inflammation of a tendon is tendinitis or tedinosis. These usually occurs when the tendon is overworked, either acutely or chronically.. Start with resting it. Antiinflammatories can help. If it persists, see a podiatrist. You may need an immobilizer boot, followed up by orthotics to settle things down. ...Read more

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I have subchondral edematous contusion adn fluid around the tendon sheath shoul I do ice massage to remove swelling?

Patience: This swelling is a response to trauma. Avoid irritating it by putting it at rest. If can soak in epsom salts that might help. If warm could try gentle cold not massage. Nsaids or herbal anti-inflammatories like curcumin, thyme, clove, oregano. Eat healthy, don't worry, worry aggravates everything. Your body can heal this, don't get in the way. ...Read more

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Do you know any way to cure/ease a fibroma of the tendon sheath?

Can try applying : Topical verapamil (transdermal). If this does not help excision is always a possibility. ...Read more

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Can you tell me of any way to cure/ease a "fibroma of the tendon sheath"?

Often by excision: Fibroma of tendon sheath is benign presenting as a small subcutaneous nodule slowly increasing in size. It may be seen in a multinodular growth pattern,composed of bland,, spindle-shaped cells (myofibroblasts) in a dense, fibrous matrix. It nearly always arises in the distal portion of an extremity While benign, recurrence appears in up to 40% of case. Excision used to relieve symptoms but may be difficult due to adherence to tendon. ...Read more

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Minimal fluid around the tendon sheath? How to remove the fluid? How to treat it? Does it go by itself?

Minimal fluid around the tendon sheath? How to remove the fluid? How to treat it? Does it go by itself?

Tenosynovitis: Usually fluid in tendon sheath means inflammation or tenosynovitis, and causes pain. Various treatments are available to be prescribed by your doctor including rest, restricting activities that caused the problem, splint, applying cold, physical therapy, nonsteroidal inflammatory medications, or even steroid injections into the tendon sheath. I personally have had steroid injections with relief. ...Read more