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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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible for a "fibroma of the tendon sheath" (tumor) on my pinky finger to not grow at all? I had it for 3 years and see no signs of growth.
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?
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
Hand specialist.: You should see an orthopedic hand specialist. finger tendon injuries can be very serious, and can require surgery. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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