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Tumours and hand reconstruction 

Tumours and hand reconstruction
Tumours and hand reconstruction

D. Glynn Bolitho

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date: 27 January 2022

Hand tumours are common

The vast majority are benign

Soft tissue – commonest Giant cell tumour of tendon sheath. Treatment marginal excision

Bone – commonest – Enchondroma. Treatment – leave if incidental or currette +/− bone grafting

Malignant – need full work up with detailed clinical examination, investigation, and planning in a multidisciplinary meeting

Treatment is wide/radical excision often with partial amputation +/− plastic surgical reconstruction.

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