Tumors of the hand and the wrist

Sophia A. Strike, Mark E. Puhaindran

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Most tumors of the hand and the wrist are benign; however, malignant conditions can mimic benign tumors and must be worked up accordingly.Advanced imaging should be followed by biopsy before definitive treatment of tumors of unknown diagnosis.The most common soft-tissue masses in the hand and the wrist are ganglion cysts, whereas the most common bone tumors are enchondromas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere0141
JournalJBJS reviews
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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