Items tagged “hand”

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Glomangioma

Glomangiomas, also known as glomus tumours, are benign vascular tumours typically seen at the distal extremities.  On imaging, they characteristically present as small hypervascular nodules under the finger nail.  Terminology These tumours should not be confused with paragangliomas, which are...
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Positive metacarpal sign

In the metacarpal sign, a line drawn along the heads of the 4th and 5th metacarpals will intersect the head of the 3rd metacarpal if shortening is present. The shortened 4th metacarpal is the key to the sign. The sign is positive in up to 9.6% of normal individuals 3. It is however seen in a va...
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Skier's thumb

Gamekeeper's thumb
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 22 May 2008
66% complete
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Fracture dislocation of middle finger

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 26 May 2008
85% complete
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3rd metacarpal fracture

Fracture of the t...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 19 Jun 2009
72% complete
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Fifth metacarpal fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 24 Jun 2009
60% complete
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Enchondroma with pathological fracture

Enchondroma & pat...
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 05 Aug 2009
72% complete
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Dislocated proximal interphalangeal joint

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Sep 2009
35% complete
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4th metacarpal fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 10 Oct 2009
91% complete
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Trigger finger

A trigger finger is a type of stenosing tenosynovitis. It develops due to repetitive microinjury from frequent flexion-extension movements of the fingers - professional requirement or requirement of a sports activity. The repetitive microtrauma results in thickening of the flexor tendon sheath a...
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Foreign body: wire in finger

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 03 Nov 2009
63% complete
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Boxer's fracture

Boxer's fracture
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 07 Nov 2009
75% complete
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Short 4th and 5th metacarpals

Metacarpal sign
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Donna D'Souza
Published 10 Nov 2009
54% complete
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Turner syndrome - hand

Turner syndrome
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Angela Byrne
Published 11 Nov 2009
69% complete
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Macrodystrophia lipomatosa

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Hani Salam
Published 12 Nov 2009
66% complete
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Enchondroma

At presentation.
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 13 Nov 2009
63% complete
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Gamekeeper's thumb and Stener lesion diagrams

Ulnar collateral ...
 Diagnosis not applicable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Nov 2009
25% complete
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Fibrolipomatous hamartoma of median nerve

 Diagnosis probable
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 15 Dec 2009
45% complete
MRI
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Macrodystrophia lipomatosa

Macrodystrophia lipomatosa is a rare form of localised gigantism, and many terms have been used interchangeably, with resulting confusion. They include macrodactyly, megalodactyly, digital gigantism, macromelia, partial acromegaly, macrosomy, and limited gigantism 3. It is worth noting that  ma...
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Ollier disease

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 16 Dec 2009
85% complete
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