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What could a firm, small, white lump on forefinger be? Joint closest to nail, on thumb side. I have RA and some OA. Thanks!!

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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The 2 most likely causes are a synovial cyst or a Heberden node.
The former is obviously a cyst and the latter is a bony enlargement. If you have RA and you smoke the RA will likely be much worse.

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The 2 most likely causes are a synovial cyst or a Heberden node.
The former is obviously a cyst and the latter is a bony enlargement. If you have RA and you smoke the RA will likely be much worse.
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