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Possible but rare: The pisiform bone is one of the eight carpal (wrist) bones. It is a small pea-shaped sesamoid bone located where the ulna (one of the lower arm bones) joins the wrist (on the pinky side). Dislocation of the pisiform is possible, but rare. Fracture of the pisiform is also uncommon. ...Read more
A part of my hand somewhere in pisiform aches whenever I used my hand for writing. Also, when I am pressing that part I feel pain. What could this be?
Pisiform: Things going on at the same time in great detail.for the current symptoms and what is being treated. Anyone with a touch of arthritis, andabruise can have similar findings often one is better off seeing a qualified hand surgeon or orthopedist. Pisotriqutral arthritis, fracture, contusion, tendonitis of the FCU all are possible ...Read more
I was told I have tendonitis of my pisiform. But I have so much pain on the user side of my wrist, aching and burning. Is this caused by thtendinitis?
My son has "A lobulated ganglion cyst (measuring 2.6 x 1.0cms) is noted around the pisiform bone.
A small localised fluid collection noted along the l?
Common occurrence : Wrist cysts like this are benign, but if your son is troubled by it, can see plastic surgeon for removal. ...Read more
I had surgery on my wrist for kienbocks disease in oct. And recently either the (triquertrum or pisiform) bone and been hurting bad should I worry?
Yes, enough to see:
our surgeon about it. He'll be the best person to look after you.
Good luck. ...Read more
Pain behind/under the Pisiform bone of the Hand. What can it be? Pain started when lifting a weight over hand. Pain mainly hurts when do a push up
Preparing for pisiform wrist surgery, what is best/ the longest lasting nerve block? Is brachial axillary longer/wider cover than wrist block? Any others?
That Depends..: Wrist blocks are used most often for procedures lasting 30 minutes or fewer, unless supplemented by other nerve blocks that allow forearm tourniquet placement. Length of anesthesia relates more to anesthetic used +/- Epinephrine than block technique. Brachial plexus blocks work well if supplemented by a musculocutaneous nerve block. Bottom line: rely on your experienced anesthesiologist to advise! ...Read more
What I think is my pisiform bone has moved to the centre of the back of my left hand and is sticking up :(Any idea what this is and what should I do?
Bony lumps: If you are seeing a bony lump in the back of your hand, you may want to have it looked at by an orthopedic surgeon or a hand surgeon. If there is no pain and it is not bothering you, then it may not require any treatment. A Xray of your wrist and hand would likely show the cause of the lump. ...Read more
I fall on my hand I went to doctor and told me will take 6 months least I injured in the pisiform and itis so big but when the 6month pass still pain?
Recheck: If you are still having pain, you need to be rechecked by a DR. ...Read more
Hand pain near my pisiform bone. I can massage it & there's no pain but if I do a push up there's a sharp pain. Haven't rest it. What can it be?
What can I do for wrist pain, mainly pisiform bone? Pain even when I move wrist a certain way. Pinky has felt numb in the past. Brace hasn't helped.
Tendinitis is common: Cause of these symptoms with this history. In general sudden onset of pain swelling, responds to rest,, ice applied for about 15 minute s on and off, compression gentle wrap, or use a soft splint not too tight, ad gentle elevation. If one can take these then tylenol (acetaminophen) or other OTC Nsaids can work well. X-rays are used to rule out other issues such as calcium deposit or fracture ...Read more
I was silly and hit a wall with my right hand with the outer side I think I have hurt the pisiform bone? It is slighty swollen but there is no bruise
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Which autoimmune disease or other process causes big toes to suddenly deviate into other toes, creating painful bunions, and the pisiform bones in wrists to enlarge at the same time?
MRI of right hand shows perforation of the triangular fibrocartilage and degenerative changes of the triquetrum pisiform joint. Surgery only option?
Not necessarily: I don't treat imaging studies but rather the clinical symptoms. Are you having pain in the wrist at times or is the pain continuous in nature? Is this your dominant hand? Also, does your wrist lock up on you or makes painful noises? If there is limited ROM, unbearable pain, and locking of the wrist, then surgery should be considered. Otherwise, consider PT, NSAID, and intrarticular wrist shot ...Read more
Mri shows bone marrow edema of pisiform, trigger thumb, mcp capsulitis and mild distension of first cmc joint capsule. What does it all mean?
How many Depo-Provera Medrol (methylprednisolone) 40mg injections will get rid of my chronic inflammation of the pisiform bone and the flexor carpi ulnaris? Had 2, no improvement.
Not a good option-: -though steroid injections help, they are also great destroyers of soft tissue as tendons, articular cartilage,,so you should not keep getting them. You are young & the damages can B life long. The tendon may rupture, and the pisoform may lose blood supply. The drugs are great but their use need be judicious. ...Read more
Will mcp capsulitis, moderate bone marrow edema at 1st pisiform, mild edema at 1st metacarpal due to contusion/stress reaction, mild distension of 1st cmc joint capsule effect surgery on trigger thumb?
Possibly: Suggest you talk these details over specifically with your surgeon doing the procedure. You have a right to a full, open, frank discussion without hurry. ...Read more
Laparoscopic surgery: Also, called minimally invasive surgery, usually three or four small incisions are made in the abdominal wall, about 1/4 to 1/2 inch in length. Then a small tube is inserted into each incision and the abdomen in inflated to allow space to see the inside of the abdomen with a camera, mounted on one of the tubes. The cecum is removed and intestine reconnected with specially designed staplers. ...Read more
See below: The atrium is one of the 4 chambers of the heart. You have 2 atria and 2 ventricles. The right atrium receives blood from the body that needs to be re-oxygenated by the lungs. It sounds like you have a mass there of some sort. Excision simply means surgical removal. So it seems that your surgeon will remove this mass in the right atrium surgically for pathological evaluation. ...Read more
Minimal: There is very little pain with a leep procedure. I do them in my office using a paracervical block which requires an injection on each side of the cervix. Most of my patients do not feel that injection. If I do the leep in the operating room, those patients have an I.V. Which does require a neele stick for its placement — still only a needle stick — minimal pain. ...Read more
Local Problem: That is up to your local providers and their team of anesthesiologists. We would not have that specific information here on health tap. ...Read more
Is it ok to remove the surgical dressing from an open acj excision after 6 days. Or should it be longer?
Ask your surgeon: For any surgery to have the optimal chance at healing, it is important to follow the postoperative instructions of your surgeon. This would include when to remove your dressing, so please check with your surgeon on their office if you have questions about your postoperative care. ...Read more
I have been inflicted with an excision on my back about a week ago and it itches soooo bad I'm going nuts! Is it suppose to itch this bad?
EXCISION?: ARE YOU SAYING YOU HAD SOMETING REMOVED FROM YOU BACK? APPLY SOME LOTION AND SEE A DOCTOR TO INSPECT YOU SKIN. ...Read more
Can I remove the waterproof dressing for an open acj excision after 7 days. I have an appointment with the consultant in 2 weeks for a wound inspection.
Ask your surgeon: If you have a question before your scheduled appointment, you should call your surgeon's office to ask your questions. ...Read more
Hello, I had an classical hemmorhoidal excision op on 19.11.13(external). How long it takes till it's completlely healed?Still, have something there.
Scar excision: Scar excision would be cutting out the scar and resewing it up. Perhaps the scar spread or partially opened or got infected. By excising the scar it can be sewn up in a fine line. Sometimes the doctor may want to make the scar irregular or alter its direction. These are cosmetic techniques to improve the scars eventual appearance a scars appearance can also be improved with dermabrasion. ...Read more