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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Varies: There are multiple potential causes of wrist and hand pain and I would encourage you to be evaluated by a specialist. In part because your diagnosis makes no sense. Tendonitis is an inflammation of a tendon and the pisiform is a bone. You can not have a Tendonitis of a bone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer